Category: International

Earlier this month, Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, presented a strategy to increase assistance provided to Mexican citizens living abroad. The 10-point plan included a series of citizens’ forums which provide Mexicans abroad an opportunity to participate in Mexico’s national development plan. This document is generally designed within the first semester of each […]

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan has been appointed as acting Secretary of Homeland Security following the resignation of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The Chamber has appreciated having a long standing relationship with McAleenan and looks forward to working with him in this new role.

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President Trump has nominated Christopher Landau to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. The position has been vacant since Ambassador Roberta Jacobson left the post in May of 2018. Christopher Landau is a partner at the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, and previously partner and associate at Kirkland & Ellis, […]

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With a $230 billion economy, the Cali-Baja Mega-Region represents a tremendous growth opportunity for all industries, including manufacturing, biotech, agriculture, clean tech, and more. Through the Cross-Border Business Forums, the Chamber provides business leaders the essential knowledge and resources needed to thrive within the binational marketplace. Meetings are held quarterly, and alternate between the San Diego Regional Chamber office […]

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We welcome to our region, Ambassador Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez who will serve as the new Consul General of Mexico in San Diego. He currently serves as Consulate General of Mexico in Austin, Texas, and previously served in Sacramento’s consulate. Our Chamber had the opportunity to meet with Ambassador Gonzalez during our delegation trip to Mexico […]

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Nearly 100 business and community leaders from San Diego and Baja California traveled to Mexico City to champion U.S.-Mexico relations and advance issues critical to the success of the binational business community for the 14th annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City, March 31 through April 3, 2019. The 95-member delegation was the Chamber’s largest ever […]

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We applaud Senator Feinstein (CA) for her recent work to secure language requiring the IBWC and Department of State to report to Congress on their work to “mitigate transboundary pollution including a description of efforts taken by federal agencies to implement measures addressing increased flows since 2017, feasibility studies for sediment basins in the Tijuana […]

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Chamber VP, Paola Avila joined Davin Lopez President, Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance of New Mexico & Luis Ramirez President, Ramirez Advisors Inter-National of Arizona on a panel regarding border development at the XVIII Congressional Border Issues and NAFTA/USMCA Conference in Washington, D.C. hosted by the U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. Paola shared insight about our […]

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