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Chinese Firm to Build Panama Canal Rival

A Chinese company has been awarded a 100-year, $40 billion contract to build and operate a canal across Nicaragua, competing with the nearly 100-year-old Panama Canal. From Jonathan Watts at The Guardian: The president of the...

Xi Aims to Tread Softly in Latin America

After his first foreign tour as president in March, a strategically important journey that began in Russia and took him to three African nations, Xi Jinping will begin his second series of overseas visits today in Trinidad and...

China Sets Sights on S. American Resources

As China cements its diplomatic and economic ties to Argentina and Uruguay, the country is looking to secure long-term supplies of natural resources from Latin America. From UPI: Between 2000 and 2005 China represented nearly 40...

China Loses a Friend in Venezuela

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Hua Chunying expressed condolences on Wednesday for the death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. From Xinhua, which set up a special feature page on the president’s passing:...

Colombia Bans Chinese-Made Sombreros

Colombian authorities have stepped in to protect weavers of painstakingly hand-crafted traditional cane sombreros from mass-produced Chinese imports costing a fraction of the price. From The Economist’s Americas View blog...

China Launches Second Venezuelan Satellite

As China’s influence in South America grows, Chinese and Venezuelan state media report that China has launched a second satellite for Venezuela. This launch comes amid China’s increasing role in Venezuela’s...

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