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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.

Prosecutors indict 12 in Brazil commuter train scandal http://t.co/mzi6Z9RT57

04/18/2015

#Brazil's economic activity perks up in February http://t.co/AtoatwdHSk #BrazilTrade

04/15/2015

National Treasurer of #Brazil's ruling PT arrested http://t.co/U38IbnlO4d

04/15/2015

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E.g., 04/19/2015
Press Release

Entry Facilitation Among Top Priorities for Brazil-U.S. Business Council in 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The U.S. Chamber-affiliated Brazil-U.S. Business Council (BUSBC) today announced the launch of its Brazil-U.S. Visa Free Coalition. The coalition, chaired by Hilton Worldwide, will focus on implementation of Brazilian access to the Global Entry Program (GEP) in 2015, and eventual visa-free travel for individuals traveling between Brazil and the United States.

2 months 3 weeks ago
Press Release

'Today's Moves Will Unleash the Power of Free Enterprise to Improve the Lives of the Cuban People," Brilliant Says

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant today issued the following statement regarding the administration's announcement of changes to U.S. regulations relating to trade and travel with Cuba:

3 months 3 days ago
Press Release

Donohue Says, 'Steps Announced Today Will Go A Long Way In Allowing Opportunities for Free Enterprise to Flourish'

WASHINGTON, D.C.--U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement regarding President Obama's announcement that the U.S. government will take steps to normalize relations with Cuba:

4 months 2 days ago
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the integration of the American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA) into the organization. Jodi Bond, vice president for the Americas at the U.S. Chamber, and Nicholas Galt, chairman of AACCLA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize the move, which is effective immediately.

4 months 1 week ago
Press Release

Signing of Cooperation Agreement Part of Chamber-led Delegation

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The U.S. Chamber-affiliated Brazil-U.S. Business Council (BUSBC), leading a business delegation to Brasilia, today signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI) to conduct studies on a potential trade agreement and report back to both governments on their findings.

5 months 1 week ago