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Mexico/El Salvador/Guatemala/Honduras: Memorandum of Understanding on Labor Pilot Program

(Nov. 30, 2016) In October 2016, labor authorities from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras signed a memorandum of understanding providing for a labor pilot program whereby nationals of the Central American signatory countries may temporarily migrate to Mexico  to work in certain industries.  (Press Release, Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, Suscribe México Acuerdo […]

Guatemala; Mexico: Agreements Reached at Bi-National Commission Meeting

(Sept. 27, 2013) The Mexico-Guatemala Bi-National Commissionmet in late August 2013 in Mexico City to discuss topics of common interest for these two countries. (Press Release, Mexican Department of Foreign Affairs, Concluyó la XI Reunión de la Comisión Binacional México–Guatemala (Aug. 26, 2013).) Mexico’s Department of Foreign Relations indicated that, for the first time in the […]

Guatemala: Congress Passes Reform to Tax Free Zones Law

(June 2, 2008) On April 30, 2008, the Guatemalan Congress approved a reform to the Organic Law on Tax Free Zones, Zona de Libre Industria y Comercio Santo Tomás de Castilla (Zolic) that will permit the creation of new, special economic zones to attract investments and generate jobs in regions that need them. These regions […]