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Guatemala political crisis may affect growth - central bank
GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemalan economic growth may slow if a political crisis sparked by a dispute between President Jimmy Morales and the head of a U.N. anti-corruption body persists, the head of the central bank said on Thursday. The Central American nation has been rattled by uncertainty since Morales on Sunday tried to eject Ivan Velasquez, head of Guatemala's International Commission against Impunity (CICIG), in the face of resistance from Western powers   Read More ...
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Guatemala political crisis may affect growth - central bank
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan economic growth may slow if a political crisis sparked by a dispute between President Jimmy Morales and the head of a U.N. anti-corruption body persists, the head of the central bank said on Thursday. The Central American nation has been rattled by uncertainty since Morales on Sunday tried to eject Ivan Velasquez, head of Guatemala's International Commission against Impunity (CICIG), in the face of resistance from Western powers   Read More ...
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Guatemala political crisis may affect growth: central bank
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan economic growth may slow if a political crisis sparked by a dispute between President Jimmy Morales and the head of a U.N. anti-corruption body persists, the head of the central bank said on Thursday. The Central American nation has been rattled by uncertainty since Morales on Sunday tried to eject Ivan Velasquez, head of Guatemala's International Commission against Impunity (CICIG), in the face of resistance from Western powers   Read More ...
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Honduras and Guatemala launch historic customs union | Caribbean News Now
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- This week, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales launched a customs union predicted to boost both their countries' economies by over one percent. They kicked off the union at the Corinto border post connecting their nations. "We believe this union will bring a new chapter of economic growth and cooperation to our region," said Hernández   Read More ...
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Guatemala, Honduras see growth boost as customs union takes effect
A Honduran-Guatemalan customs union aimed at boosting prosperity and stemming illegal migration to the United States could lift economic growth in the two countries by more than one percent, the Honduran government said on Monday. At an event to mark the start of the union in the Honduran border post of Corinto, President Juan Orlando Hernandez said it could increase gross domestic product growth in the nations by about 1   Read More ...
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