Monthly Archives: April 2018

Congrats to CrossFit Fortius on their recent ribbon cutting. From left to right: Amanda Blair Smith, General Manager Jesse Malcomb, Co-owner David Miller, Co-owner Mike Spector Doris Spector (Jesse’s parents – no title included) Megan Mahle, Wellness Director/Health Coach Miguel Sanchez, CrossFit Coach

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Six Maritime is thrilled to finally have our simulator to the public as well as professionals! Currently we are running an unbelievable introductory price of $30 for 30 minutes for public participants. More information about the Critical Training Laboratory, including how to book time at the range, is on our website at: https://www.sixmaritime.com. Scroll down […]

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The City of Tijuana and DIF (the National Institution for Integral Family Development) invite you to the “Binational Gala Cocktail Event” held on Friday July 13th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. This gala is part of the City’s 129th anniversary celebration and will take place at the Central Patio of Tijuana’s City Hall. The event  is […]

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As a significant economic engine for the U.S. economic activity and global competitiveness, Mexico and Canada are our two largest export markets, valued at more than $580 billion. Imports from our North American neighbors contain far higher proportions of U.S. content than goods imported from Asia or Europe. There are, however, significant logistical constraints to […]

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Kevin McAleenan was confirmed by U.S. Senate as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. He has served as Acting Commissioner since January 2017. Under his leadership, CBP has developed strategies that protect the nation’s borders from terrorism and attack transnational criminal networks. He has also advanced the development of CBP’s trade transformation agenda, designed […]

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President Trump recently signed a proclamation to dispatch National Guard Troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, with the goal of sending 2,000 to 4,000 troops until his proposed border wall progresses, stating that the U.S. “cannot let people enter the country, we have no idea who they are, what they can do, where they came from.”  […]

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NAFTA Negotiations

The 8th round of NAFTA negotiations has instead become a permanent session as top officials from Canada, the U.S., and Mexico meet on an ongoing basis with the goal of reaching an agreement. Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo, stated “there’s a very high probability of reaching an agreement in principle, an 80 percent change.” NAFTA […]

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On April 30, 2018, the Chamber will host the UC San Diego Chicanx/Latinx Academic Excellence Initiative. The event will consist of a discussion on what UC San Diego is doing to enrich the experience of our Chicanx/Latinx community featuring Dr. Becky Petitt, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Dr. Petitt serves as the lead […]

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Nearly 90 business and community leaders from San Diego and Baja California took part in the Chamber’s 13th annual three-day Binational Delegation to Mexico City, April 15-18. Delegates met with government officials and representatives to strengthen economic and diplomatic ties and discuss opportunities for collaboration on projects and issues affecting the region. The delegation included […]

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On March 1, 2018, the government of China announced that it will impose tariffs on 120 U.S. products including steel and aluminum. This decision followed recent measures taken by the United States to detain and diminish Chinese imports. U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer revealed a list of goods which would be subject to 25 percent tariffs […]

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