Shifter, Newsweek (Feb 8, 2018) 2
A Monroe Doctrine-like in the region has been obsolete for a long time. China has become a pivotal trading partner for several countries. Latin Americans are pragmatic and are looking for partners they can find, and China has shown interest. Tillerson came off as patronizing and he may think that China is not a good partner, but that’s for Latin Americans to decide.