China to provide approximately US$60 million for housing program in Nicaragua

As part of the re-establishment of the diplomatic situation between Nicaragua and the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a series of agreements have been signed to benefit the Central American country. Among these is the “great housing program” that has been underway since February 2022.

China announced the new “Disaster Relief Fund for Caribbean countries”

An e-summit was held on Friday, April 29, 2022, where China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced the establishment of a “Disaster Relief Fund for Caribbean countries”. Diplomatic representatives from the following nine nations attended the online meeting: Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Barbados.

Chinese Ambassador to Mexico meets with Sergio Gutiérrez Luna

The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Mexico, Zhu Qingqiao, met with the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Gutiérrez Luna to discuss issues of mutual concern, including international cooperation, peace, economic recovery, and the supply of vaccines against COVID-19.

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.

​​Chinese corporation donates 10 lung ventilators to Cuba

The Chinese corporation Hainergy New Energy, part of the Haier group, donated 10 non-invasive pulmonary ventilators to the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, destined for four hospitals in Havana.

China to donate USD 60 million to build 2,932 housing units in Ecuador

On April 11, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Ecuador, Chen Guoyou, joined the President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, in a special program announcing the delivery of 2,932 houses for people who lost their homes in the earthquake in Esmeraldas and Manabí.

Inauguration of the Innovative China-Grenada Friendship Basketball Court

The Opening Ceremony of the Innovative China-Grenada Youth Friendship Basketball Court was held on April 8th at the Youth Center in Grand Anse, St. George’s. This project was funded by the Chinese Embassy in Grenada, and took approximately five weeks to complete.

Venezuela and China review bilateral agenda

The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Félix Plasencia, announced that he had met with the Ambassador of China, Li Baorong, to review the bilateral agenda with which they seek to deepen the strategic alliance between the two countries.

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.

Discussion of China’s Global Development Initiative for Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Planning and Development, Penelope Beckles, met with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Fan Qiu, to discuss the country’s accession to China’s Global Development Initiative. This initiative prioritizes innovation-driven development with a people-centered approach.

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