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Americas

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 FoldJul 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Customers wait in line to enter a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela, stockpiling scarce food and water as tensions mount ahead of a widely criticized vote to rewrite the constitution. Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

How to Help Venezuela Out of Crisis – and How Not To

Venezuela is in the midst of a full-scale political, economic, and humanitarian crisis.

Above the FoldJul 24, 2017 - 9:00am
NAFTA

NAFTA Modernization Moves Forward

As the debate over NAFTA heats up, the Chamber stands firm in its commitment to preserving the agreement.

Press ReleaseJul 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on USTR Objectives for Upcoming Negotiations to Modernize NAFTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement on the objectives published today by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) for the upcoming negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

Press ReleaseJun 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Administration’s Cuba Policy Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today regarding the administration’s Cuba policy announcement:

Above the FoldJun 14, 2017 - 10:30am
San Andres, Iztapa, Guatemala, "Bicimaquinas" built from bikes donated from the U.S./Canada. Photo: Daniele Volpe/Bloomberg

The Reform Agenda Central America Needs

Despite billions of dollars and efforts to implement corporate social responsibility programs, economic growth and prosperity has been slow.

Press ReleaseJun 06, 2017 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts 8th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, Launches U.S.-Mexico Economic Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, during the 8th meeting of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, today launched the U.S.-Mexico Economic Council, an organization that will work to further enhance the economic and commercial partnership between the two countries.

Above the FoldMay 22, 2017 - 10:45am
May 18, 2017 - Washington, DC, USA: U.S. Invest In America Summit, featuring Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin. With Tom Donohue, and Myron Brilliant.    Photo by Joshua Roberts / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Just Another Week At the Chamber…

VP Pence and more.

Above the FoldMay 05, 2017 - 10:00am
Trade and Margaritas

Without NAFTA, Say Adios to Your Cinco de Mayo Margarita

One part lime juice, ten parts trade.

Press ReleaseApr 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, Launches U.S.-Argentina Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with AmCham Argentina, today hosted President Mauricio Macri of Argentina and launched the U.S.-Argentina Business Council through the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Foro de Convergencia Empresarial (FCE).

SpeechApr 24, 2017 - 10:30am

The North American Competitiveness Agenda: An Address to the AmCham Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico As prepared for delivery Introduction Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. It’s wonderful to be back in Mexico City among so many friends and business leaders. I’d like to offer a special welcome to Ambassador Roberta Jacobson, the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Thank you for being here today.