Manolo Pichardo came to Managua on Wednesday as part of a tour of the isthmus in the support that aims to capture a series of proposals that it says will help further integrate the countries of Central America.
The president of the Central American Parliament (Parlacen), the Dominican Manolo Pichardo, today proposed a policy in Nicaragua “open skies” in Central America, lowering the cost of airfare and cell phone use for more than 50 million the isthmus.
Pichardo came to Managua on Wednesday as part of a tour of the isthmus in the support that aims to capture a series of proposals that it says will help further integrate the countries of Central America.
“We are promoting a policy of open skies, so that flights in Central America are considered local or domestic flights,” as promote tourism and provide “a brilliant opportunity” for business in the region, he said. He said his proposal includes eliminating costly “roamings” (mobile services abroad), so that every cell phone call in Central America and local copper, benefiting especially the business travelers through the area.
Pichardo said he requested a meeting with President Daniel Ortega and Foreign
Minister Samuel Santos order to propose these initiatives and the need to accelerate the move to the Central American customs union, not yet realized. Also seek support from local political leaders of the directors of the Nicaraguan Parliament, in order “to remove obstacles to regional integration.”
“We have already visited Costa Rica and El Salvador, and we have seen that some Members commented that the proposals are positive and will power,” said the head of the Central American Parliament. The Central American Parliament, based in Guatemala, was born in 1987 and is composed of Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Panama and Dominican Republic. Puerto Rico and Mexico participating as observers.