Guyana does not want to be part of the tension between the U.S. and China
In an interview with Vice News, a US news media outlet, Vice President of Guyana, Bharrat Jadgeo spoke about relations between Guyana and the PRC, and the fact that Guyana has been affected by the increased political tension between the PRC and the US.
U.S. response to rising Chinese investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
As reported a few months ago by El Observador Research Center, China is currently positioned as the third largest source of foreign capital in Latin America and the Caribbean. In fact, between 2015 and 2020, Chinese investment in the region amounted to some US$74.85 billion, allocated to the exploitation of natural resources, the energy sector, the transportation sector, and the telecommunications sector.
China – Latin America relations: a point of view from Mexico with Enrique Dussel
In Episode 6th of the Coffee & Silk Podcast, Parsifal and David chat with Enrique Dussel Peters about topics such as the Chinese Direct Investments in LAC, the Latin Americas´s institutions that study the China-Latin America relationships, the importance of generating new concepts regarding these relations, as well as the triangular relationship between the countries of Latina America and the Caribbean, the United States and China.
Coronavirus and the Changing Face of Sino-Latin American Relations
From small nations such as Belize and Barbados to heavily populated countries like Mexico and Brazil, the Latin America-Caribbean region is one of infinite diversity. Similarly, the spectrum of productive capacity and levels of gross domestic product is as varied as its climate, flora, and fauna. If we are to develop a clearer understanding of the issues that impact the region as a whole, it is important to consider a variety of perspectives and opinions. To reflect this diversity, we interviewed six Latin American academics, asking them to consider the following question: how has COVID-19 affected the relationship between China and the countries that make up Latin America and the Caribbean?
COVID-19 aid from China to Latin America twice that of US as it increases investments in the region
The global paralysis caused by COVID-19 has brought the world economy into crisis. Yet amid such adversity, China has increased its capital export to Latin America through what analysts have dubbed “mask diplomacy.” Donations of medical supplies to the region in excess of $380m have been the instrument of its latest phase of expansion. Linked in some cases to the concept of guanxi (关系)—the networks of trust and reciprocity of Chinese philosophy—the stage is now being set for further expansion and the continuing battle for global leadership.