Monthly Archives: December 2018

As the holidays approach, many U.S. residents will be travelling internationally. Please read the information below to ensure no trips are disrupted or missed. Get your passport before you go.  S. citizens require a valid passport book or card to enter Mexico.  Apply now to get your documents before your holiday travel.  For more information, […]

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We joined SDSU President Adela de la Torre during her two day agenda in Tijuana which included a breakfast hosted by U.S. Consul General Sue Saarnio with female leaders in business, education, science, human rights to discuss the future of leadership and binational collaboration. President de la Torre also met with the Mayor of Tijuana […]

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Mexico’s President López Obrador signed an agreement with counterparts from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to create a fund to reduce the U.S.-bound flow of migrants from Central America. The four leaders agreed to design a work plan comprising “programs, projects and policies to promote and generate new jobs and address poverty in the region” […]

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Last month, Chamber Director of International Business Affairs Kenia Zamarripa participated as a panelist of the Economy, Migration, Culture and Innovation Global Forum in CETYS Universidad Campus Tijuana. The discussion focused on the threats and opportunities of the Cali-Baja region from a multidisciplinary approach. Guest speakers included representatives from URBI Tijuana and the Mexican Consulate […]

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Fullbright Canada and the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego hosted a full-day conference in November on the new NAFTA, (USMCA). Featured speakers analyzed trade negotiations and the agreement itself from the private and public sector perspectives to identify potential socioeconomic and political impacts for North America partners. Chamber Vice President of International […]

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Director of International Affairs, Kenia Zamarripa, participated in a panel hosted by Chamber member EUSAGA as part of their series of roundtable discussions on topics relevant to binational trade and regional cross-border collaboration from the public and private sector perspectives. Zamarripa provided an overview of the Chamber’s international work, binational delegation trip to Mexico City, […]

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Chamber Director of International Business Affairs, in her role as board member of the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission’s Citizens Forum, met with recently appointed U.S. Commissioner Jayne Harkins. Zamarripa and the board briefed Commissioner Harkins on the binational efforts underway to minimize the Tijuana River Valley transboundary pollution and reiterated the critical need […]

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The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, together with business and community leaders across the border, recognize the benefits of cross-border trade and the modernized North American Free Trade Agreement known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The agreement, signed by the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada, now enters the critical […]

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With the recent lane and port closures, border wait times have discouraged trade and travel adversely impacting our regional economy both in the short and long term. The economies on each side of the border are inextricably linked. We produce together, have a shared workforce, and have families on both sides of the border. The […]

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Earlier this year, with over 50 percent of the vote, Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected President of Mexico. Chamber President and CEO Jerry Sanders was honored to receive an invitation to attend President López Obrador’s inauguration ceremony which took place on December 1st. The Presidential Inauguration agenda included a reception hosted by Mexico’s Minister […]

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