New Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade building inaugurated in Jamaica
The new headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, officially named “The Hugh Lawson Shearer Building,” was inaugurated on January 19, while the building was constructed by the Chinese company, Jiangsu Jiangdu Construction Group Company Limited.
The Caribbean Railroad: BYD’s proposal
The Caribbean Train, a railroad that connects the three main cities of the Colombian Caribbean coast -Santa Marta, Barranquilla, and Cartagena- to transport both cargo and passengers, is an infrastructure project that has been in the pipeline for more than five years. Through its representative in Colombia, Juan Felipe Velásquez, the Chinese company BYD has already submitted a proposal for the construction of the project.
Wang Yi and Santiago Cafiero meet during the G20 Summit
The sixteenth G-20 meeting was held in Rome, Italy, on October 30 and 31. This international forum of leaders includes, among other countries, Argentina and China, which on this occasion were represented by their foreign ministers, Santiago Cafiero and Wang Yi, respectively. As part of this important event, the aforementioned Foreign Ministers took the opportunity to hold the first high-level face-to-face meeting between Argentina and China since the pandemic began.
Change of contractor at Hidroituango could reactivate Sinohydro’s participation in the project
Located on the Cauca River between the municipality of Ituango and the town of Puerto Valdivia and estimated to supply energy to a large section of the western Colombia, Hidroituango is one of the most ambitious hydroelectric projects to have been implemented in the country in recent years. Construction of the project began in November 2010, once the tender —in which the Chinese company Sinohydro participated— launched by Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) was won by the CCCI Consortium.