Threatened border blockaids of Central American countries

Posted on November 28, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Business, Economy, Labor Issues, Latin America News, Nicaragua, Politics

The borders of Central American countries could be blocked in December by freight carriers operating in the region, who yesterday expressed his displeasure with the possible adoption of a series of reforms of the Regulation on International Land Transit System.

According to officials of the American Federation of Freight Carriers, Fecatrans, the governments of the region are leading negotiations for the adoption of amendments to these regulations, apart from a number of recommendations made by the shippers, and economic measures that affect directly, such as fines amounting to one thousand dollars.

Marvin Altamirano, Fecatrans representative and the Nicaraguan Association of Transport, said the disagreement in the sector is regional, so have decided to close the borders, if governments pass this regulation, regardless of the recommendations made by the sector. Read Article

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