As an advocate for U.S. business throughout the hemisphere, the U.S. Chamber's Americas works closely with members, governments, multilateral institutions, and American Chambers of Commerce to promote a wide range of hemispheric trade and investment initiatives and to resolve specific commercial and regulatory challenges in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Businesses of Colombia (ANDI) today signed a memorandum of understanding that will serve as a foundation for coordination between the U.S. and Colombian private sectors in order to enhance business cooperation in both countries and invigorate engagement in the global economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Carlos Gutierrez, chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council, today issued the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s further amendments to Cuba sanctions regulations:
Organizations Will Cooperate to Foster Improved Healthcare Outcomes
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA) this week signed a memorandum of understanding with the PAHO Foundation, paving the way for a coordinated effort by both bodies to work together in order to foster improved healthcare outcomes in the Western hemisphere.
Held at the headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the conference offers valuable insights from top strategists and access to key public and private sector leaders from throughout the hemisphere.
This letter was sent to the members of the House Agriculture Committee in support of H.R. 3687, the “Cuba Agricultural Exports Act,” which would repeal restrictions on financing for agricultural exports to Cuba. The Committee will hold a hearing on American agricultural exports to Cuba tomorrow morning.
Yesterday the Government of Cuba released updated "guidelines of economic and social policy of the Cuban Party and the Revolution for the period of 2016-2021." The plan was approved during the Seventh Cuban Party Congress in April 2016 and by the Cuban National Assembly of People's Power in July 2016.
On a steamy summer day one year ago, standing on a dusty Havana back-road, Carlos Gutierrez was somehow able to find the childhood home he’d last seen more than a half century earlier, before he and his family fled Fidel Castro’s communist revolution.
It’s a blood bank now, but he walked down the street, rounded a curve and recognized it right away: No. 26, a simple one-story house.
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