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The Venezuelan American Association (VAAUS), is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1936 dedicated to promoting investment, commerce and cultural exchange between the United States and Venezuela. VAAUS was the first chamber established in the U.S. for Venezuela, and this dynamic organization has hosted hundreds of programs over the years.

VAAUS’s membership consists of leaders from a broad range of sectors including investments, banks, rating agencies, oil, agriculture, law, travel and hospitality.

We have no formal connections with any governments and do not receive any government funding. Independently we provide a forum for a variety of opinions and for dialogue leading toward the goal of better business and cultural relations between our nations.

Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia's War. 


By Annette Idler

Join us for a special book signing followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the author: Dr. Annette Idler.

Tuesday, March 31st

Learn more about the book here



We have several levels, all of which entitle members to substantial discounts at our events. The number of people who can be included in the membership, as well as other benefits, varies according to the level you choose.

We are happy to invite you to join our VAAUS family and to receive the benefits of membership.

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