Tuesday, April 30, 2013 6:38 pm
CentAm businessmen propose building gas pipeline
The Associated Press
Nicaraguan businessman Jose Aguerri says the project would lower energy costs in the region and make its economies more competitive.
Aguerri said Tuesday that the idea was first proposed by Nicaraguan businessmen and has since gained support across Central America's private sector.
He says he hopes Obama will back the idea because the pipeline would make the region more self-sufficient.
After a two-day visit to Mexico, Obama will meet with Central American presidents in Costa Rica on Saturday.