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Guatemala and Honduras create pilot customs union

Monday, March 2, 2015

The leaders of Guatemala and Honduras signed a bilateral agreement creating a customs union, marking the first concrete action in a regional development plan designed to decrease illegal immigration to the U.S. by improving local economic opportunities.

The customs union agreement was signed during a meeting held among officials and business leaders from Central America’s Northern Triangle countries — Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador — in the Honduran Pacific coastal city of Tela.

Source: The Tico Times