On July 15, socialist country Cuba announced revisions to its Soviet-era constitution. Its chief...
Dec 11, 2014
As young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights campaigner Kailash...
Nov 12, 2013
China has secured a three-year term on the United Nations Human Rights Council with over 90% of...
Jun 23, 2013
Hong Kong authorities confirmed on Sunday that NSA leaker Edward Snowden has left the city. According to a frequently updated report at South China Morning Post, the 29-year-old boarded a commercial flight bound for Moscow on...
Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
Apr 21, 2007
From CNN: Photographs of Fidel Castro meeting with the head of a visiting Chinese Communist Party delegation were published Saturday in Cuba’s party newspaper in the latest sign the Cuban leader is becoming increasingly active more than eight months after undergoing emergency intestinal surgery. The Communist Party daily Granma reported that Wu Guanzheng, a member […]
Sep 14, 2006
From AP via the New York Times: China hopes to expand its growing economic and political clout at the Nonaligned Movement summit, influence that analysts say will come at the expense of the United States, which passed up a similar invitation to attend as an observer. Led by China’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Yang […]
Apr 19, 2005
From People’s Daily: Chinese and Cuban leaders vowed Monday to expand cooperation and advance ties between the two countries. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, while meeting visiting Cuban leader Raul Castro Ruz, said that over recent years, China and Cuba had developed a profound, friendly relationship and had also continuously made new achievements in economic and […]
Dec 20, 2004
China is exerting an increasingly strong influence over Cuba and other Latin American countries, according to this report in the Chicago Tribune (Via the Miami Herald): “Experts say the Chinese investments could undercut the Bush administration’s efforts to isolate Cuba and symbolize China’s growing influence throughout Latin America, a region long known as America’s back […]
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