An expected surge in Chinese investment may bring Bogotá even closer.
Some of the region’s presidents have strengthened ties with China during the pandemic, while others have sought to distance themselves. AQ tracks how eight governments have managed their relationships with Beijing over the past two years.
A prospective free trade deal could shake up South America’s protectionist trade bloc — and China stands to benefit.
Integration with both China and the U.S. benefits Mexico, but also presents challenges.
The region’s governments and companies can prepare themselves, while avoiding choosing one side.
Both superpowers are pivotal to the country. Choosing is not an option.
Growing tensions with Washington, and the post-COVID landscape, seem to provide an open door for Beijing.
Russia and China have stepped up their influence in Latin America, complicating President Biden’s hopes of hemispheric dialogue.
Warmer relations between AMLO and Beijing could create a security conundrum for the U.S.
The government has to choose between U.S. and China for its 5G network — while battling deep political, health and economic crises.
A case study in how the pandemic is shaping Beijing’s influence in the region.
Beijing may not ride to the region’s rescue this time for several reasons, says China expert Margaret Myers.
China helped spare the region from the worst of the 2008-09 financial crisis. But recently, its lending to Latin America has been in decline.
The world’s fifth-most populous country is one of the main prizes in a global encounter between Beijing and Washington.