20 containers of rice daily being smuggled from Honduras into El Salvador

Posted on October 1, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Business, Crime, El Salvador, Honduras

At least 20 containers loaded with rice, apparently from the brotherly country of El Salvador, daily entering illegally in Honduras, so the authorities of the Ministry Agriculture and Livestock (SAG) and the Executive Directorate of Revenue ( DEI), demonstrated “on alert” in order to curb smuggling of the grain. It is estimated that in Honduras, there is a shortage of between 10,000 and 30,000 tons of grain, thus justifying the import, to supply the domestic market, a situation that would favor smuggling. Read Article

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