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Pollo Tropical enters into franchise agreement in Guatemala

The popular Miami-based grilled chicken restaurant chain, Pollo Tropical, has entered into an exclusive multi-unit franchise agreement in Guatemala with a newly formed food service company, represented by Jose Garces and Harold Townson. The agreement calls for the development of at least five Pollo Tropical restaurants, with the first location expected to open in 2013. Pollo Tropical's entry into Guatemala comes at a time when that country's economy continues to grow and marks further expansion of the brand in Central America. Pollo Tropical is part of Fiesta Restaurant Group.