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Mexican violence costs Central American exporters

Friday, July 8, 2016


Violence and road blockades in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are costing millions of dollars to Central America in lost exports.

Guatemalan exporters want President Jimmy Morales to intervene in the dispute between dissident teachers and President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Guatemala is the big loser from the dispute. It normally exports more than $500 million a year to Mexico, but Nicaragua is being badly affected; it usually exports about $400 million.

Full story in Spanish