November 23, 2022
Did Costa Rica’s Decision to Recognize China Pay Off?
By Nohelia Rivera-Matias
15 years after Costa Rica became the first Central American state to switch recognition from Taiwan, has San Jose capitalized on the change?
June 08, 2019
China’s Continued Courting of El Salvador
By Eleanor Albert
One year after El Salvador cut ties with Taiwan in favor of the mainland, the young relationship has taken an uneasy turn.
June 14, 2017
Panama Switch Marks China's Return to Checkbook Diplomacy
By Timothy S. Rich and Vasabjit Banerjee
Taiwan should resist the temptation to also play the game of offering aid for recognition.
June 28, 2015
Nicaragua Canal: China’s Strategic Presence in Central America
By Scott Nicholas Romaniuk
A huge project promises to give China a significant presence in the Western Hemisphere.