Tender Requested for Honduran ID Card

National Anti-Corruption Authorities demanded for contracting of new ID cards to be made by public tender.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


Oswaldo Canales, Council coordinator, warned that the National Registry (RNP) could let the deadline come to pass in order to declare emergency and make a direct purchase for the services, situation which has happened before.

“Canales requested registry authorities not to tarnish government efforts and to follow the due process in hiring the company which will issue the new cards," reports Proceso.hn.

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Indicators of Corruption

June 2011

A study on the causes of the rampant corruption prevailing in Honduras, is an analysis that can apply to any Central American country.

The report "Indicators of International Corruption. What they reflect and what they omit?. The case of Honduras”, was commissioned by the National Anticorruption Council (CNA) in Honduras, and conducted by a European consultancy.

Search for Transparency in Government Procurements  

July 2013

From 10th to 13th September Panama will host the International Forum Against Corruption in Public Procurement in Latin America and the Caribbean.

From a press release issued by the Authority for Consumer Protection and Competition in Panama (Acodeco):

Panama will host an upcoming regional forum which will include discussion of techniques to tackle corruption and collusion in procurement processes and hiring in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Defining Influence Peddling

July 2012

In Guatemala it has been noted that a draft anti-corruption law contains an overly broad definition of influence peddling.

An editorial in Elperiodico.com.gt contains an interview with the chairman of the Coordinating Committee of Commercial, Industrial and Financial Associations (CACIF), Andrés Castillo, where the employer describes the definition of influence peddling proposed by the anti corruption bill, which is currently stalled in Congress, as an everyday incidence.

Feast of Road Works Contracts in Costa Rica

April 2014

In the waning days of an administration marked by scandals and inefficiencies in infrastructure, the rush to execute contracts is notorious, and there are even extensions being given out without tenders or bids.

Residents of the capital San Jose seem puzzled over how resurfacing works are to be carried out on streets that are apparently in good condition.

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