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China’s Green Energy Investments Aim at Latin America Amid Competition With the US

China’s Green Energy Investments Aim at Latin America Amid Competition With the US

By Ricardo Lopes Kotz
Chinese investments in Latin America are shifting to focus on decarbonization and renewable energies, using technologies that are strategic for the future of the global economy. 

Argentina and Brazil’s Divergent Approaches to China’s Belt and Road

Argentina and Brazil’s Divergent Approaches to China’s Belt and Road

By Rodrigo Moura
Argentina and Brazil’s different choices shed some light on the question of why some developing countries join the Chinese scheme while others stay away.
China’s Yuan Revolution Reaches Brazil and Argentina

China’s Yuan Revolution Reaches Brazil and Argentina

By Joseph Bouchard
China's currency is becoming increasingly prominent in Latin America, but there's a long way to go before it will challenge the greenback.

China-Latin America Relations Amid the Pink Tide 2.0

China-Latin America Relations Amid the Pink Tide 2.0

By Lunting Wu
The distinct features of the current leftist politics in Latin America may shape relations with China differently than during the first Pink Tide in the early 2000s. 

Former Brazilian President Named As Head of China-Based New Development Bank

Former Brazilian President Named As Head of China-Based New Development Bank

By Joseph Bouchard
The appointment reflects the close relationship between President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's Workers’ Party and the government in Beijing.

What China’s Global Security Initiative Tells Us About Its Strategic Engagement with Latin America

What China’s Global Security Initiative Tells Us About Its Strategic Engagement with Latin America

By R. Evan Ellis
The GSI speaks repeatedly of China’s interest in involving itself in new mechanisms for “governance” of both traditional and non-traditional security at the global scale.

The Potential China-Uruguay Trade Deal Risks Fracturing Mercosur

The Potential China-Uruguay Trade Deal Risks Fracturing Mercosur

By Igor Patrick
Montevideo is pushing ahead with FTA talks with China – ignoring warnings from neighbors about possible legal and trade action if Uruguay negotiates outside the bloc.
Brazil’s China-Heavy Election

Brazil’s China-Heavy Election

By Igor Patrick
China is now a topic of electoral debate in Brazil from all sides of the ideological spectrum.

Should Brazil Ban Huawei?

Should Brazil Ban Huawei?

By Joseph Bouchard
The case for banning the Chinese telecoms firm is compelling, but such a move would carry a steep cost.

The Bitter Aftertaste of China’s Hunger for South American Food

The Bitter Aftertaste of China’s Hunger for South American Food

By Agostina Blengino and Jordy Pasa
China’s quest for food security is exacerbating environmental crises like deforestation and overfishing in South American countries.

Confucius Institutes in Brazil and BRICS Education Cooperation

Confucius Institutes in Brazil and BRICS Education Cooperation

By Wang Peng
Educational cooperation is an underanalyzed aspect of the BRICS grouping, and Confucius Institutes are leading the way in Brazil.
Why Latin American Populism Is Bad News for China

Why Latin American Populism Is Bad News for China

By Antonio C. Hsiang
Amid shifting political trends, China’s relationships with strategic partners in Latin America are in limbo.

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