New requirements for Dominican Republic citizens to enter Guatemala

New requirements for Dominican Republic citizens to enter Guatemala

As of February 9, 2023, citizens of the Dominican Republic must obtain a Visa from the Guatemalan Consulate to enter Guatemala.

Exempt from this provision are citizens of the Dominican Republic who have a valid Visa granted by the United ...
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BLP advises Laboratorios SAVAL in the purchase of the operations of Laboratorios Stein in Costa Rica 
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BLP advises Laboratorios SAVAL in the purchase of the operations of Laboratorios Stein in Costa Rica 

The transaction represents Laboratorios Saval’s entry into the pharmaceutical market in Costa Rica through the acquisition of Stein’s production plant in Cartago. The facilities cover approximately 9,000 m², with the capacity to manufacture solid products (tablets, and capsules, among others) and liquids ...
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Immigration office eliminates the passport entry stamp for Costa Ricans and foreign residents

Immigration office eliminates the passport entry stamp for Costa Ricans and foreign residents

As of January 16, 2023, the Immigration Office began eliminating the stamping of passports by immigration control that occurred at the time of entry of nationals and foreigners arriving within a regular immigration category in Costa Rica. Those who enter ...
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Functions of the Sections against Unlawful Customs Activities of the Customs Divisions in Guatemala

Functions of the Sections against Unlawful Customs Activities of the Customs Divisions in Guatemala

The Superintendency of Tax Administration issued Resolution No. SAT-IAD-002-2023, outlining the functions of the Sections against Customs Illicit Activities of the Customs Divisions. Such functions seek to strengthen the framework of inter-institutional actions to combat customs smuggling. The Sections ...
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Regional Holidays Calendar 2023

Regional Holidays Calendar 2023

Our Labor & Employment team gathers the list of mandatory and non-mandatory paid holidays applicable to all Central American countries, ideal for Human Resources teams with operations in the region. Download ...
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BLP inaugurates a new office at Marina Flamingo on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica

BLP inaugurates a new office at Marina Flamingo on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica

As part of its expansion strategy and to continue providing value in its solutions through added contact points, BLP is opening a new office in Marina Flamingo, the latest generation marina and resort village in Costa Rica. This new office ...
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Business Opportunity: Tender Offer of the Construction of La Costanera Highway in Nicaragua
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Business Opportunity: Tender Offer of the Construction of La Costanera Highway in Nicaragua

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI), as the executing and contracting agency of the procurement and bidding process of La Costanera Highway in Nicaragua, invites interested parties to bid on the project "Construction of the Pacific Coastal Highway between ...
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