CCAA on the Hill

Recent Testimonies before Congress

The Strategic Importance of Building a Stronger U.S.-Caribbean Partnership

July 14, 2016 | Read CCAA’s Testimony 

Issues and Opportunities in the Western Hemisphere

February 28, 2017 | Read CCAA’s Testimony 

International and Domestic Implications of De-Risking

June 26, 2018 | Read CCAA’s Testimony 


press releases

CCAA Testimony on “International and Domestic Implications of De-Risking”

On June 26, 2018, at the invitation of the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) testified on the threat that de-risking poses to the countries of the Caribbean.  The testimony given by...

ENGEL, ROS-LEHTINEN Release Multi-Year State Department Strategy for Caribbean Engagement

This article is a reproduction of a press release from the Foreign Affairs Committee Democratic Press Office, published on June 20, 2017. To download a copy of the strategy, please click here. For more information on CCAA's activities regarding HR 4939, please visit...

CCAA Advances Discussion on H.R. 4939 at 2017 Spring Meetings

CCAA Members, Members of the Diplomatic Community, and U.S. Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee, Eliot L. Engel, Gregory Meeks, and Barbara Lee at reception on March 21, 2017. March 27, 2017 | PRESS RELEASE Washington, DC – The “United States-Caribbean Strategic...

CCAA Offers Testimony Before Congress, February 28, 2017

On February 28, 2017, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, hosted a hearing titled "Issues and Opportunities in the Western Hemisphere." CCAA Executive Director, Sally Yearwood, provided public testimony at the hearing - a copy...

HR 4939 Update: “Engel, Ros-Lehtinen Caribbean Engagement Legislation Heads to the President’s Desk”

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENTWASHINGTON, DC December 13, 2016- Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) welcomes the passage of H.R.4939, the “United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016”. CCAA thanks the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate for moving...

US Representative Eliot Engel delivers remarks at CCAA-IDB hosted event, June 16, 2016

Dear Colleague: On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, less than two days after the passage of The United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (H.R. 4939), Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) co-hosted an event on Capitol...

Special Announcement: House Passes Engel Bill to Strengthen Caribbean Engagement

June 14, 2016 Dear Colleague: CCAA is very pleased to share the following press release announcing the passage of new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives aimed at strengthening the US-Caribbean relationship. More information can be found on the House...