November 05, 2020
Will the IDB’s Politicization Pull China and Latin America Closer?
By Isabel Bernhard
U.S. and Chinese attempts to shape Latin American governments’ lending options raise issues of sovereignty and choice.
May 29, 2020
COVID-19 Is Not Hurting China’s Diplomacy in at Least One Region: South America
By Lukas Mejia and Marine Ragnet
Amid U.S. retrenchment, China rises as an alternative for South America – even amid the pandemic.
May 11, 2020
Taiwan’s Medical Diplomacy in the Caribbean: A Final Stand Against Beijing?
By Jared Ward
Taiwan’s aid in the COVID-19 fight could be its best chance at keeping its remaining diplomatic allies.
April 10, 2020
Latin America Used To Be Positive Toward China. COVID-19 Might Change That.
By Igor Patrick
Like other regions, Latin America has seen a rise in anti-Chinese rhetoric since the outbreak began.
March 27, 2020
China Is Getting Closer to One of the Best US Allies in Latin America
By Juan Camilo Martínez Garcia
40 years since relations were established, Colombia-China relations are entering a bold new phase.
March 13, 2020
China Adapts to a Changing Latin America
By Miquel Vila Moreno
China has been able to weather the fall of friendly leftist governments in the region -- at least so far.
December 06, 2019
China: Argentina’s Last Resort
By Antonio C. Hsiang
Trump's latest tariff threat will likely push Argentina, already economically fragile, further into China's arms.
August 13, 2019
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.
June 28, 2019
China’s Front Door to America’s Backyard
By Don Giolzetti
China's rising influence in Panama is a case study of its ambitions in Latin America.
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.
March 18, 2019
China-El Salvador Relationship Wobbles
By Charlotte Gao
El Salvador President-elect Nayib Bukele criticized China publicly amid his U.S. visit.
February 27, 2019
How Latin America Factors Into the US-China Rivalry
By Leigh Wedell
Chinese investments and technology are proving a powerful lure for Latin American countries.