US Commercial Service 's Country Commercial Guides (CCG) are prepared by US Embassy Staff in Suriname and contain information on the business and economic situation and the political climate as it affects U.S. business. CCG contains topics such as marketing, trade regulations, investment climate, and business travel. http://www.buyusainfo.net/info.cfm?id=119450
The Center for Disease Control information site for travelers to the following countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. http://www.cdc.gov/travel/tropsam.htm
Canada's Department of Agriculture's market reports on Latin America and the Caribbean. Country reports include: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. http://www.ats.agr.gc.ca/info/lat-eng.htm
In 1972, Commonwealth Caribbean leaders at the Seventh Heads of Government Conference decided to transform the Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA) into a Common Market and establish the Caribbean Community, of which the Common Market would be an integral part.