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Single Registration for Patents in Central America

Telemetro.com, July 2

A proposal has been made for the region to standardize the criteria for patenting so that it has the same validity and is treated in the same way in each of the Central American countries.

Guatemala: Legal Battle for Dairy Substitute

Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin

Tender: Construction of Homes for $24 million

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 2

The Ministry of Housing in Panama is putting out to tender the supply of materials, labor, equipment and administration for the construction of 1,000 homes in the province of Cocle.

Tender: Construction of Housing Units for $24 million

Tender: Construction of Housing Units for $32 million

Jaguar Energy Has Permit But No Contract

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 2

The Wholesale Market Administrator of Guatemala granted the coal plant commercial and operational permission, days after Energuate cancelled its supply contract.

Guatemala: Contract with Jaguar Energy Cancelled

Guatemala: More Delays for Coal Plant

Brazil and Argentina to Export Fresh Beef to the US

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 2

The United States has lifted the ban which has been in place since 2001 and authorized the resumption of imports of fresh beef from northern Argentina and 14 Brazilian states.

More Competition in Meat Sales to the United States

Argentina to Sell Meat to the United States Again

Panama: Possible Sale of Banco Universal

Prensa.com, July 2

A reorganization process has begun to verify the entity's assets and its real value, and leave it in condition for its eventual sale.

Panama: Banco Universal's Operations Suspended

Costa Rica: Panamanian Group enters the Banking Market

Costa Rica: Management System for Hazardous Waste

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 2

New rules govern generators, transporters and managers of corrosive toxic waste, reagents, and explosives which must register in a new online system.

Garbage in Costa Rica: Another Commission

Award Made for Waste Management in Tocumen

Costa Rica: Strong Slowdown in Inflation

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 2

In June, the CPI showed a variation of 0.43%, placing YoY inflation at 1.02%, well below the 4.59% of a year before.

Honduras: Inflation 5.82% in 2014

Costa Rica: Inflation 5.13% in 2014

Tires and Juices From Costa Rica with Zero Tariffs in El Salvador

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 1

As of July 1 the arbitration panel ruling which came down on the side of Costa Rica will be put into practice, and from now on all Costa Rican exports to the Salvadoran market will enjoy the preferences stated in the DR-CAFTA.

El Salvador and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Court Grants Right to Costa Rica in Litigation Over Tariffs

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ECONOMICS

"Yesterday I was Proud, Now I am Perfect"

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 26

An economist is a professional who divides his daily work into two stages: in the morning he...

EDUCATION

Education: Unions Cling to Status Quo

Nacion.com, June 26

Despite its development in advanced countries, including the more established social...

AGRICULTURE & FOOD

Costa Rica: State Distorts Pork Market

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 23

The government started selling pork from local producers to industrialists who normally prefer...

ENERGY

The Electricity That Central America Needs

Capital.com.pa, June 22

"The region still needs to install at least 7,000 MW by the end of the decade and make...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Central America starts negotiations for an FTA with South Korea

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 19

Several years after conversations began, Central America and South Korea finally started the...

GOVERNMENT

Kafka Visits Costa Rica

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 18

The country that once had the best institutions in Central America is now hiring an agency of...

PUBLIC FINANCE

Public Employees in Poor Health

Nacion.com, June 17

An official report reveals that Costa Rican government officials get sick five times more than...

INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION

Large Tender Fails in Honduras

elheraldo.hn, June 16

None of the four prequalified consortia submitted bids in the tender for the concession for the...

GOVERNMENT

Without Legal Certainty There is No Investment

CentralAmericaData.COM, June 16

If Central America does not strengthen the institutions that ensure a stable legal framework and...

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1.02%
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211.9
206.2
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286.6
281.2
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26.73
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Phone: (506) 4001-9348

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Organization that operates in Costa Rica.
Phone: (506) 47016956

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