Investment news in Central America

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There are a few financial news that I found interesting this week:

  • Sanborns is investing in El Salvador, without mentioning the already big invesments made in the region by “Tiendas Carrion”, and now Zara|Bershka| and many others have open spots in El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama on inditex
  • Great improvements are being made in all Airports in the region, with an average of $20 to $30 million dollars, must of the terminals will be up to international standards by EOY or Q4/06. A few links (some in spanish)
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  • iDEN is expanding to EL Salvador link, additional investments are being made by TIGO (soon part of Carlos Slim’s portfolio?? link, and ENITEL investments
  • Interesting Data: Top Banks in Latin America: here, most of them are from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, The Panamenians: Primer Banco Lation in 50th, Banco Nacional de Panama, in 57, and from El Salvador: Banco Cuscatlan raankked 71 from El Salvador.
  • While Central America seems to be turning into a Capitalist Mecca, south america is drifting to the Left: Chavez and Fidel

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