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Will Latin America Turn Against China Over Human Rights?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Latin American and Caribbean countries’ perceptions of China amid rising global competition.

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Ricardo Barrios, Guo Jie, R. Evan Ellis

Latin America Advisor ˙

Street in China, Woman with an umbrella

Latin America After Covid-19: Just as Heterogeneous, Fragmented, and Irrelevant as Before…So Now What?

How does the Covid-19 pandemic affect Latin America’s insertion with the world? Andrés Malamud explored this topic in the book ‘Unfulfilled Promises’ in 2019. Today he reflects on how the pandemic has changed none of the trends he then identified. Rather, it has highlighted all of them: at the global level, we witness increasing multipolarity, failure of multilateral cooperation, and a Sino-American power transition; in Latin America, we observe structural heterogeneity, political fragmentation, and geopolitical irrelevance. Let us elaborate.

Andrés Malamud

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today

Michael Shifter speaks during CARI Event Video

Reunión del Comité de los Estados Unidos de CARI

CARI, el Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales, organizó una conversación virtual entre José Octavio Bordón y Michael Shifter, donde hablaron sobre la política de Estados Unidos hacia América Latina, en especial hacia Brasil y Argentina, la actitud de Donald Trump hacia China y el funcionamiento del sistema político en…

Michael Shifter, José Octavio Bordón

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales

Marcelo Ebrard

Amid Covid-19, China Ups Its Game in Latin America

China has become an essential, reliable partner for Latin American nations, while the United States, under the Trump Adminstration, has alienated itself away from longtime regional partners.

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Paul Angelo

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ New York Times

中国比美国更了解拉美吗?

尽管地理距离遥远,但中国认识到包容性言论和发展导向政策对拉美政府的吸引力,在这一点上它也许胜过美国一筹。

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ 中美聚焦

How Does the Yuan’s Fall Affect Latin America?

What actions should governments in the region be taking in light of China’s changing role in the global economy?

Pablo F.G. Bréard, Carlos Casanova, Gary Hufbauer

˙ Latin America Advisor

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What Chinese Finance Means for Latin America

Despite slowing economic growth in China, the country’s banks remain a primary source of finance for certain Latin American nations.

Margaret Myers

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ China-Latin America Finance Database