Natiana Gándara (EN)

Natiana Gándara (EN)

Editor in Guatemala

In 2015 he joined one of the largest media outlets in Guatemala where he specialized in finance and business. Graduated from Universidad Mesoamericana with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Sciences with a major in Radio and Television Production.
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Not Cheaper By the Dozen: Central American Inflation Reflected In Egg-Price Hike

The high cost of eggs in the region is due to avian flu, a scarcity of the staple food in the US, and the high cost of raw materials

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How Can Central America Better Combat Money Laundering?

Bloomberg Línea spoke with René Salazar, head of banking solutions at Fiserv Latam about the challenges for countries in the region to implement actions to prevent money laundering

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Number of Central American Migrants Deported from US Rose By Over 300% In 2022

As both migration and deportations increase, broken dreams, exhaustion and frustration are some of the common feelings among thousands of returnees, having failed to start a new life in the US

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Costa Rica Proposes Creating Regional ‘Tourism Corridor’ As Visitor Numbers Recover

The proposal by President Rodrigo Chaves is for complementary destinations offering value-added tourism services

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Qatar 2022: Soccer Fans Tuck into Nachos, Guatemala’s Export Snack

Guatemala has exported snacks to the Middle East to be consumed by fans during the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

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Latin America’s Bankers Decry Regulatory Asymmetries that Affect Users

Representatives of FELABAN state that the need for regulation is not due to fear of competition, but to protect users and create equal conditions for all players in the banking sector

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Central America Aims to Reactivate Tourism Sector, Create Jobs With IDB Investment

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Central American Federation of Tourism Chambers will implement a plan seeking to benefit 4,000 small enterprises in four countries

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‘Going Back is Riskier:’ Venezuelan Migrants Face Long, Perilous Trek to US

Venezuelan migrants heading for the US face dangers and abuses, and even ending up in limbo at the Mexico-US border. Migrants and their guides tell their stories to Bloomberg Línea

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Zipping Over the Border? Guatemalan Smugglers Find Novel Way into Mexico

Smugglers have taken to riding zip lines across the Suchiate River to carry contraband into Mexico, an alternative method to using rafts that are estimated to transport around 180 tons of merchandise per day

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Guatemala’s Antigua Aspires to Become Hub for Digital Nomads

Latin American cities figure among those sought out by remote workers, and although many are still low in the ranking of favorite destinations, they have the potential to attract more such visitors

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Guatemala’s Plant Exports Bloom Despite Rising Costs

The challenges brought by the high costs of freight, fertilizer and packaging have not wilted the country’s plant exports, which are expected to total $50 million this year

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Guatemala Well-Placed to Counter Container Crisis With Consolidated Freight Model

The use of consolidated cargo, sharing containers among companies, brings down shipping costs and speeds up the movement of freight, while companies can import into Guatemala and re-export to other Central American countries, according to industry insiders

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Guatemala Has Highest Basic Food Prices in Central America, Despite Lowest Inflation

Despite the Central American country having the lowest inflation in the region, the monthly cost of basic food supplies is the highest, with 4.6 million people living in food insecurity

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Guatemalan Businesses Lament Economic Losses Caused By Highway Sinkhole

The hole, which opened up eight days ago on the CA-9 highway to the Pacific coast, is delaying exports

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Inflation Bites in Guatemala as Food Prices Soar

The ‘red tamale’, one of the Central American country’s favorite staple foods, has doubled in price this year, while workers earning the minimum wage struggle to afford milk

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Starbucks Opens Its 1,500th Branch In LatAm, In ‘Key Coffee Supplier’ Guatemala’s Antigua

Michael Conway, the coffee shop chain’s international development manager, tells Bloomberg Línea about the importance of offering locally grown coffee in the 12 branches already open in the country

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