Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley took exception to questions posed by BBC journalist Zeinab Badawi in a recent interview for the program Global Questions that the Caribbean country is at risk of becoming a “pawn” of China due to rising investment.
Even though the show was actually broadcast earlier this month, clips of the interview went viral over the weekend as people in the Caribbean and in Africa cheered on the Prime Minister for pushing back against a popular Western media narrative:
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