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.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldDec 21, 2016 - 12:00pm
Map: The U.S. Chamber visited seven countries in seven days.

The U.S. Chamber Racks Up the Frequent-Flyer Miles: Seven Countries in Seven Days

We're helping American companies bring their products, services, and business know-how to countries all over the world.

Press ReleaseDec 02, 2016 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber, ANDI Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Business Cooperation Between U.S. and Colombia

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.

Press ReleaseOct 14, 2016 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Further Changes to U.S. Sanctions on Cuba

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:

Press ReleaseOct 07, 2016 - 8:00am

Brazil-U.S. Business Council Calls for Policy Reforms in Brazil

Policy Paper Recommends Measures to Raise Investor Confidence by Promoting Reforms, Economic Restoration, Investments, and Bilateral Relations

Press ReleaseSep 30, 2016 - 2:30pm

AACCLA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with PAHO Foundation

Organizations Will Cooperate to Foster Improved Healthcare Outcomes  

EventSep 28, 2016 - 12:00pm to 5:30pm

AACCLA’s 49th Annual meeting and Forecast on Latin America and the Caribbean

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.

LetterSep 13, 2016 - 3:45pm

Letter on H.R. 3687, the "Cuba Agricultural Exports Act"

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.

Above the FoldAug 31, 2016 - 9:00am
A blue station wagon driving the streets of Trinidad, Cuba.

Here’s What This Historic Flight to Cuba Means for U.S.-Cuba Relations

It’s a reminder that Congress should remove all sanctions on the island nation.

Issue BriefAug 17, 2016 - 6:45pm

Cuban Government Releases New Economic Guidelines

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.

In the NewsAug 11, 2016 - 11:45am

How a GOP hardliner on Cuba changed sides and what it cost him

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.