Twitter Account’s date of creation 2021

Twitter Account Date of creation Brazil AmbassadorWanming Yang(@WanmingYang) Nov-15 Venezuela AmbassadorLi Baorong(@Li_Baorong) Aug-16 Panama AmbassadorWei Qiang(@weiasecas) Nov-17 Brazil Embassy (@EmbaixadaChina) May-18 El Salvador AmbassadorOu Jianghong(@oujianhong) Aug-18 Dominican Republic AmbassadorZhang Run(@EmbZhangRun) Dec-18 El Salvador Embassy (@EmbajadaChinaSV) Feb-19 Dominican Republic Embassy (@ChinaEmbajadaRD) Apr-19 Granada AmbassadorZhao Yongchen (@DrZhaoyongchen) Jul-19 Surinam Ambassador Liu Quan(@AmbLiuQuan) Sep-19 Surinam Embassy (@CHNEmbSuriname) Sep-19 […]

List and description of the categories applied to the study of the items: “followers,” “followed accounts,” “most frequently retweeted users,” “most frequently mentioned users” and “users with the highest number of responses.”

Citizen (foreign audience):  Twitter accounts of ordinary citizens, considered in this research as a foreign audience. Citizen (private account):  Twitter accounts of possible ordinary citizens, who are considered in this research as a foreign audience, but, as their accounts are private, it is not possible to verify their status as such. PRC or Taiwan citizen:  […]

2020: A decisive year the PRC’s digital diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean

At the end of 2020, Fundación Andrés Bello published a study titled (China’s communication with foreign audiences). The purpose of the research was to analyze the impact of the declaration of a global health emergency on the digital diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China in Latin America and the Caribbean during the first half of 2020. This document addresses the continuation of that study, extending the research period to December 31, 2020.

Twitter Account’s date of creation 2020-II

Twitter Account Date of creation Brazil Ambassador Nov-15 Venezuela Ambassador Aug-16 Panama Ambassador Nov-17 Brazil Embassy May-18 El Salvador Ambassador Aug-18 Dominican Republic Ambassador Dec-18 El Salvador Embassy Feb-19 Dominican Republic Embassy Apr-19 Granada Ambassador Jul-19 Surinam Ambassador Sep-19 Surinam Embassy Sep-19 Venezuela Embassy Sep-19 Brazil Consulate Rio de Janeiro Oct-19 Chile Embassy Oct-19 Granada […]

Digital Diplomacy 2020-II Methodology

METHODOLOGY This study on the People’s Republic of China’s digital diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean is a continuation of the study previously published by the Andrés Bello Foundation focusing on the first half of 2020, entitled China’s communication with foreign audiences. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods were used for this study. […]

Categories 2020-II

FIGURE –  TYPE OF ACCOUNT FOLLOWERS Type of account followers Description Citizen (Foreign audience) Ordinary citizens’ Twitter accounts (Foreign audience). Citizen Private account Twitter accounts of possible citizens, but impossible to verify as they are private. Chinese or Taiwanese Citizen Twitter accounts of citizens from PRC or Taiwan (Not considered a foreign audience). Influencer Twitter […]

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Chart Users Most Replied (Jan – June 2020) Categories – Own Accounts: accounts of the Chinese Diplomatic representatives in LAC. General public: accounts of the general population in LAC. – LAC Media: accounts of the international media, including tv, press, radio, and journalists. – LAC Government Entities: accounts of LAC presidents, prime ministers, ministers, members […]

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Twitter Account’s date of creation

Twitter Account Date of creation Brazil – Ambassador Nov-15 Venezuela – Ambassador Aug-16 Panama – Ambassador Nov-17 Brazil – Embassy May-18 El Salvador – Ambassador Aug-18 Dominican Republic – Ambassador Dec-18 El Salvador – Embassy Feb-19 Dominican Republic – Embassy Apr-19 Grenada – Ambassador Jul-19 Suriname – Ambassador Sep-19 Suriname – Embassy Sep-19 Venezuela – […]

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China in Latin America and the Caribbean: digital diplomacy during COVID-19

Methodology For the study, a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used. The former, to collect statistical data from each of the Twitter accounts, and the latter, to perform content analysis of all tweets published by the selected accounts throughout the study period January 1 – June 30, 2020. Several criteria were taken into […]

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China’s Communication with a Latin America Audience

China in Latin America and the Caribbean: Digital Diplomacy During COVID-19

The emergence of the global health crisis brought about by COVID-19 placed the People’s Republic of China clearly in the headlines of the world’s media.  This was not simply due to the first registered cases of the virus occurring in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Once the first reports of a global spread of infection came out, it undertook a strategy of assistance and international cooperation mechanisms to face the crisis, now known as “mask diplomacy”.