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Global Abundance of Grains

The Wall Street Journal, September 1

An overproduction of corn, wheat and rice in China and a record crop which is expected this year in the United States will continue to push international prices down.

Guatemala to Import Staple Foods

Nicaragua to Import More Grains Duty Free

New Wind Projects in El Salvador

laprensagrafica.com, September 1

Two companies are carrying out feasibility studies in order to build two wind farms of 20 MW and 30 MW, in the departments of Santa Ana and Sonsonate, respectively.

Costa Rica: $45 million for Wind Farm

50MW Wind Farm in Honduras

Guatemala to Import Staple Foods

s21.com.gt, September 1

The government has announced preparations for the purchase of food abroad to minimize the impact that drought has had on grain crops and their prices in the local market.

Nicaragua to Import More Grains Duty Free

El Salvador: ALBA Food Dominates Grain Market

Radio Spectrum Tender Being Prepared

elfinancierocr.com, September 1

The Ministry of Telecommunications has announced that a tender for allocating frequencies will take place in early 2015 and plans to add a new operator to the process.

Costa Rica: Radio Spectrum Tender re launched

Costa Rica: Tender for Radio Spectrum Halted

Honduras: Auction of 20 MW of Power

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 1

The National Electricity Company is inviting interested companies to participate in an international competitive tender for a contract for the supply of 20 MW of electricity for the Atlantic Coast.

El Salvador: 32 Companies Bid for 100 MW

Honduras: Tender For Irrigation Systems

More Competition in the Cocoa Market

Bloomberg.com, August 29

This year Ecuador could surpass Brazil as the largest producer of cocoa in America, with an expected increase of 9% in production, estimated at 240 thousand tons.

Growth in Peruvian Cocoa Exports to Canada

Costa Rica: The Business of Adding Value to Cocoa

Costa Rica: Businesses Seek to Reactivate the Caribbean

elfinancierocr.com, August 29

In the absence of concrete actions by the state, companies in the province of Limón have announced that they will promote economic development in the area using foreign investment.

Managua: Third Best City in the World to Invest in

$413 million in Projects for FOMILENIO

El Salvador: Obstacles to Geothermal Energy

ElEconomista.net, August 29

Employers claim that the country has the potential to exploit this energy, but the processes for obtaining environmental permits is being held up, in some cases by up to three years.

The Potential of Wind Power in Nicaragua

Costa Rica: Geothermal Energy in National Parks

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GOVERNMENT

Costa Rica: More of the Same

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 14

The initiative for a National Strategy for Employment and Production created by the new Solís...

EDUCATION

Compare Yourself With the Best, Not the Worst

Nacion.com, August 8

Adpoting the PISA tests as a basic tool for the management of education systems is essential if...

GOVERNMENT

Negotiating with Someone else's Money is Easy

Crhoy.com, July 31

The "negotiators" for the Government of Costa Rica have suggested "as a starting point" a...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

When the Buyer Only Cares About the Price

fijaciondeprecios.com, July 30

There is a type of client whose only priority is paying the lowest price, even if that means...

GOVERNMENT

Eventually the U.S. Will Legalize Marijuana

elfinancierocr.com, July 29

Sooner or later, the growing momentum in all of the States of the Union to legalize marijuana...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Taiwan and Central America: Trade and Diplomacy

ticotimes.net, July 25

Seven years after diplomatic ties broke, Costa Rica is Taiwan's main trading partner in the...

ENERGY

Environmentalism vs. Poverty

laprensagrafica.com, July 24

Avoiding the generation of power using fossil fuels is a necessary goal, but alleviating the...

EDUCATION

Citizens Trained in Economics and Finance

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 23

Accepting personal responsibility for your own and your family's progress is a direct result of...

HUMAN RESOURCES

Labor in Panama: To Train or To Import?

Prensa.com, July 22

The country's labor problems could be solved by developing an immigration policy that allows...

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