Guatemala: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   GT2021-0018

On January 29, 2021, the Court of Constitution dismissed an opposition lawsuit filed back in 2020 against the biosafety technical regulation approved on October 1, 2019 by the Ministry of Economy as part of the regulatory harmonization process with Honduras. The court confirmed that the regulation complied with the regulatory pathway approved under the local and regional standard regulatory practices. The Ministry of Agriculture has published all corresponding manuals of operation to review petitions.

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