The Heat: China-Latin America relations

The Heat


During his visit to Chile and Uruguay, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi participated in the China-CELAC meeting.

The group, encompassing Latin America and the Caribbean, discussed cooperation between the two sides of the world.

In a show of the importance of the region to China, President Xi Jinping wrote a letter calling on Latin America and Caribbean countries to actively participate in the Belt and Road Initiative.

CGTN’s Joel Richards has more from Montevideo
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To discuss:

  • Cecilia Nahon, former Argentinian ambassador to the U.S.
  • Ines Bustillo, director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Victor Gao, international affairs commentator
  • Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

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