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International Business

Doing Business in Central & South America Resources

American Chambers of Commerce. (AmChams) A network of 23 American Chamber of Commerce non-profit business organizations based in 21 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to promote trade and investment between U.S. business and the Latin American market.

Central America and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement. (CAFTA-DR) A proposed agreement between the U.S. and the countries of Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

Clase Periodica. (access restricted to NMSU community) Contains information from articles, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues. Clase covers 1975 - present; Periodica covers 1978 - present.

Common Market of the Southern Cone. (MERCOSUR) Member states include Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and other association members.  Spanish & Portuguese language.

Latin American Information Center. A fairly extensive directory of Latin American information provided by the Lozano Long Institute at the Univ. of Texas. The business page contains information on regional Latin American business resources and also a directory of country-specific business resources.

Latin-American Integration Association. (ALADI) Member states include Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.