Russia, China set sights on Arctic riches
While the Polar Vortex and Sochi Olympics may have dominated world headlines this winter, both are relatively minor in size and scope when compared to an evolving geo-political crisis also featuring freezing temps and inContinue reading
China Comes to the Caribbean
Since China’s emergence on the global scene the pursuit of its strategic goals has led to speculation, especially concerning how and why it exercises its growing financial and economic power. Its ability to promoContinue reading
Good Money After Bad
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro recently returned from Beijing with a $5 billion line of credit from the China Development Bank (CDB). This comes at a very difficult time for Maduro, whose regime’s suppoContinue reading
Is the China-Latin American Fiesta Over?
The recent deceleration in China’s economic growth rate has sent waves of speculation among many commentators. Most recently, concern is being voiced that China’s slowdown will have a negative impact on Latin AmeriContinue reading