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Green Tech in Costa Rica: 7 Startups Seek Investment

Seven startups focused on green tech in Costa Rica have have graduated from a government incubation program and are ready for funding, in the latest example of the country’s efforts to promote sustainable business and development. Green technology is any tech or innovation whose use is intended to mitigate or reverse the negative effects of …

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Honduras Challenging ‘Big 5’ of Coffee Producing Countries

Increased Honduras coffee harvests over recent years have led the Central American nation to challenge the established ‘big five’ of coffee producing countries, made up of Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia, and Ethiopia. Brazil stands head and shoulders ahead of all other producers, generating an average of more than 73 million sacks of coffee per year …

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The Panama Canal Authority has announced a new Green Ship Classification to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions on the waterway

‘Green Ship Classification’ to Cut Panama Canal Emissions

The Panama Canal Authority has announced a new “Green Ship Classification” which will see lesser polluting vessels charged reduced tariffs for passing through the waterway, in a scheme that is intended to radically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to Ricaurte Vásquez, the administrator of the Panama Canal, the move will see a new “Greenhouse Gasses …

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Palmerola International Airport to Boost Biz in Honduras

The new Palmerola International Airport in central Honduras will be an “investment trigger” for the Central American nation, according to a leading official at the country’s investment promotion agency. Inaugurated in October 2021, the facility located outside the city of Comayagua has a greater capacity than Toncontin International Airport located 80 kilometers away in capital …

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