January 12, 2022
China’s New Year Ambitions for Latin America and the Caribbean
By R. Evan Ellis and Leland Lazarus
Amid the economic and public health challenges of COVID-19, Beijing has steadily deepened its engagement with the region.
September 08, 2021
The US Still Doesn’t Understand China’s Strategy in Latin America
By Thiago de Aragao
It's not that China understands Latin America better than the U.S. Rather, China has a pragmatic approach that fits the profile of Latin American governments and leaders.
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.
August 03, 2018
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
By Margaret Myers and Ricardo Barrios
Beijing is making a concerted push to foster expertise on foreign regions and countries.
March 20, 2018
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
By Andreea Brînză
The BRI is not about physical routes in Eurasia. It is a global strategy.
January 24, 2018
China Says Latin America 'Eager' to Join Belt and Road
By Charlotte Gao
China invites Latin American and Caribbean states to join the Belt and Road Initiative.
April 29, 2017
Why China Is Not Bound to Lead Latin America
By Dawisson Belém Lopes
There's something missing in Beijing's relations with Latin America.
April 21, 2017
Trump Makes China Great in Latin America
By Antonio Hsiang
Trump's approach to trade and foreign policy will only make more room for China in the Western hemisphere.
April 15, 2017
Latin America's Oil-Dependent States Struggle to Repay Chinese Debts
By Zhang Chun
The global oil crisis has forced Latin America and China to re-examine their terms of trade.
February 25, 2017
Will China Gain From a US Withdrawal in Latin America?
By Kevin P. Gallagher
Trump's trade bloc exits cement China’s position in the region, but engagement must be sustainable.
December 13, 2016
Is Latin America of Strategic Importance to China?
By Shaheli Das
For China, Latin American countries will be a key part of its bid to influence global governance.
November 26, 2016
What’s New About Xi’s 'New Era' of China-Latin America Relations?
By Matt Ferchen
Xi Jinping’s South America tour is an opportunity to improve trade terms between China and its partners.