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Peru subscribes to APEC environmental commitments
Working in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, Peru’s performance in the area of sustainable development has been strong. This was evinced by Peru’s reiteration, in the most recent APEC forum, to establish and implement sustainable food systems and food security for its citizens.
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Nicaragua and China, ever closer
Nicaragua’s Vice President, Rosario Murillo, has stated that China will grant a disbursement of USD $60 million for the development of a housing construction program. This disbursement is coordinated by the China International Development Cooperation Agency.
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Argentina’s new great trade partner
At the end of July, the Argentine-Chinese Chamber of Production, Industry and Commerce, presented a report entitled “Opportunities and Business with China”, which provides an in-depth analysis of existing economic relations between Argentina and China.
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Corruption scandals in Bolivia
China’s companies CAMC Engineering Co Ltd (CAMC) and YLB have been at the center of several controversies involving corruption due to a the construction of a water treatment plant in the Uyuni Salt Flat, in Potosí in Bolivia.
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China advances towards Latin America
A meeting was held between China’s Foreign Ministry’s LAC director general, Cai Wei, and ALADI general secretary, Sergio Abreu in which the former manifested China’s interest in assimilating Latin American trade, understanding how it works, its strategies and instruments, and its application of the most favored nation principle.
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Illegal Fishing in Uruguay
The difference between ilegal and Unregulated fishing is evident in the controversy surrounding the fishing vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 606 of Chinese origin, recently captured in Uruguayan waters, and whose illegality could not be concluded due to language difficulties.
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China asks the UN to embargo small arms and send regional forces in response to violence in Haiti

Photo: OAS visit to Haiti (2/3) – 2019. By: Francisco Proner / Farpa/ CIDH. Source: Flickr Violence in Haiti is caused by phenomena such as poverty; the country’s vulnerability to natural disasters; food insecurity; and, today, increased gang warfare and repression by the security forces. This has led to an increase in the number of victims of different types of crime, ranging from sexual assault to kidnapping, which in turn has triggered a collapse of the health and security systems. In this context, the United States has been identified as the largest supplier of arms in Haiti.   In light of…

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Fourteen Chinese companies to invest in Argentina
The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez visited China in February 2022, to meet with President Xi Jinping. The meeting led to a total of 14 Chinese companies signing contracts to invest in Argentina, outside of the Silk Road Agreement, and immediately deploying different economic development projects.
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Government of China donated COVID-19 vaccines to Grenada
On April 19, 2022, the COVID-19 vaccines donated by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) arrived at the Maurice Bishop International Airport in St. George, Grenada. The delivery ceremony was attended by Wei Hongtian, the Chinese Ambassador to China, along with Nickolas Steele, the Minister of Health and Social Security, who signed the certificate of delivery for the vaccines.
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Chinese culture promoted in Mexico through poetry
Sun Xintang is a Chinese scholar and writer born in 1975 in Guantao, China. In order to promote his country’s culture in Mexico, Xintang selected and translated seven poems by three different Chinese authors for the digital magazine OtrosDiálogos, which belongs to Colegio de México.
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Panama requests China’s accession to the Canal Neutrality Treaty
On April 4, 2022, Panama’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Érika Mouynes, began her Asian tour in an effort to advance and strengthen bilateral relations with the countries in the region. The first Asian country the Foreign Minister visited was China, where she expressed the importance of maintaining the neutrality of the Panama Canal in light of the war between Russia and Ukraine.
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Chancellor Erika Mouynes begins her Asian tour on April 4, 2022
Panama and the People’s Republic of China have closely linked domestic interests. Both countries strive to make progress on specific issues such as foreign investment, tourism, logistics, financial and commercial sectors, etc. This led Panama’s Foreign Minister, Erika Mouynes, to announce on March 30, 2022 the agenda of her Asian tour, which began the week of April 4, 2022.
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BYD takes over transportation in Brazil
The Chinese company BYD, one of the most important companies in clean energy and electric vehicles, presented the first Brazilian-made electric articulated bus in the city of São José dos Campos, State of São Paulo, along with the first monorail train that will be part of one of São Paulo’s subway lines.
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