Last May 25th we had the pleasure to launch the Argentina-Texas Chamber of Commerce (ATCC).
The event took place in Houston, TX at the “special event lounge” kindly offered by Univision. The attendance was diverse in nationalities and industry segments summing up more than 200 invited supporters who shared our enthusiasm for this new endeavor.
President Obama and the first lady will make a historic trip to Cuba next month, the White House announced Thursday, before stopping off in Argentina to meet with its recently elected president.
The president and Michelle Obama will journey to the island nation on March 21 and 22, according to a statement from White House press secretary Josh Earnest, and will then stay in Argentina for two additional days. The move will mark the first visit to Cuba by a sitting U.S. president in the 88 years since a trip by President Calvin Coolidge. In a statement, Earnest described Obama's visit as one aimed at helping foster democratization and economic liberalization in Cuba, as well as hailing the recent progress made by Argentina.
According to an article of the prestigious New York Times, the US president will “work to capitalize on the United States’ significantly strengthened position in the Americas — including his normalization with Cuba, supporting the pursuit of peace and security in Colombia, and engaging new leaders like the new president of Argentina, where the recent election of President Mauricio Macri promises far better relations between the two Western powers.”
A New Record — Houston hit a milestone in October, surpassing 3.0 million jobs for the first time in the region’s history. Over the past 40 years, the region has hit a series of milestones—1.0 million jobs in July ’75, 1.5 million jobs in March of ’80, and 2.0 million jobs in February of ’97.
The representatives of the Congress Foreign Affair Committee proposed to revitalize the bilateral relationship through a formal letter to the US President.
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