• Costa Rica Real Estate

Security, Integration, OAS Topics of C.A. Summit

January 14, 2005

TEGUCIGALPA (EFE) – HonduranPresident Ricardo Maduro this weekannounced that the issues of regionalsecurity, Central American integration andsupport for a common candidate for secretarygeneral of Organization of AmericanStates (OAS) will be the top agenda itemsduring the upcoming Central AmericanPresidents’ summit in the Honduran capitallater this month.In the area of integration, Maduro saidhe is going to propose that all CentralAmericans switch to a common CentralAmerican passport, similar to the commonpassport used by members of theEuropean Union.For the OAS, Maduro is still unwillingto vote as a bloc with the rest of CentralAmerica.Honduras is the only CentralAmerican country to not support the OAScandidacy of former Salvadoran PresidentFrancisco Flores. Honduras is backing itsown candidate, its former ForeignMinister Carlos López.Other candidates include Mexico’sformer Foreign Minister, Luis ErnestoDerbez, and Chile’s Minister of theInterior, José Miguel Insulza.The top OAS post has been vacantsince October, when former Costa RicanPresident Miguel Angel Rodríguezstepped down – after a month in office –in the midst of a corruption scandal.The United States has agreed to supporta Central American candidate toreplace Rodríguez.

You may be interested

Mike Pompeo advises Costa Rica about economic ties with China
Costa Rica
73 views
Costa Rica
73 views

Mike Pompeo advises Costa Rica about economic ties with China

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 22, 2020

During a press conference following Tuesday's meeting with President Carlos Alvarado, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Costa Rica…

The best resorts in Costa Rica with a wide variety of animals
Sponsored content
7 views
Sponsored content
7 views

The best resorts in Costa Rica with a wide variety of animals

Jessica Vainer - January 22, 2020

Costa Rica — explored by Columbus — literally translates to “The Rich Coast.” Costa Rica is one of the most…

President Alvarado asks U.S. Secretary of State to review Costa Rica travel advisory, FAA certification
Costa Rica
35 views
Costa Rica
35 views

President Alvarado asks U.S. Secretary of State to review Costa Rica travel advisory, FAA certification

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 21, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday to review the North American country's travel advisory…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!