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FOCAC Isn’t the Only Regional China Conference Taking Place This Month

While a lot of attention is now focused on the final preparations ahead of this month's China-Africa ministerial conference in Senegal, another, equally important regional meeting kicked off in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing on Tuesday. The 14th China-Latin America ...

U.S. Conservatives Are Becoming Increasingly Concerned About China’s Engagement in Latin America and They’re Using the Same Rhetoric They Did About Africa

U.S. fears of China "taking over" countries and entrapping them in "debt traps" all while "corrupting political elites" should sound very familiar to African stakeholders who've heard for years identical concerns expressed about China's engagement in their region -- only this time, U.S. conservatives are focused on ...

It Looks Like the U.S. and Europe Are Now More Worried About China’s Growing Influence in LatAm Than Africa

The Daily Mail's sensationalist headline today ("China's take-over in America's back yard") speaks to the mounting concern in U.S. and European capitals about China's growing presence in Latin America and the Caribbean. This latest wave of anxiety, ...