Environmental impact assessment as a consequence of the prevention and precautionary principles in Guatemala
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Environmental impact assessment as a consequence of the prevention and precautionary principles in Guatemala

In accordance with the United Nations Charter and the principles of international environmental law, States have the sovereign right to use their own natural resources according to their environmental and development policies, as well as the responsibility to ensure that activities carried out within their jurisdiction or under their control do not cause damage to…

Exemption rights for renewable energy projects in Guatemala
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Exemption rights for renewable energy projects in Guatemala

Decree 52-2003 was declared of urgency and national interest to promote the development of renewable energy projects at a time when Guatemala had a generation matrix, mainly from thermal energy sources (bunker and diesel) and, according to the renewable resources the country had, it could stop depending on imports and generate energy with clean and…