China Courts Latin America to Access Commodities

Analysis Beiing’s growing investment in infrastructure aims at cutting out the middle man and facilitating the transport of key raw materials to feed its 1.3 billion mouths and support its rapid growth.
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These Uruguayans Are Ready to Grow Country’s First Legal Pot

Photo Story Uruguay is the first country in the world to legalize the consumption and cultivation of marihuana. This photo story was published in Global Post on July 21, 2014 and NBC News on July 23, 2014.
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China Eases Way for Bilateral Trade

Analysis President Xi Jinping's visit to Argentina over the weekend has further eased access to key commodities for China, to support its thriving economy, while strengthening its influence in Latin America. This article was published in the South China Morning Post on July 21, 2014.
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La Chine courtise les latins

Analyse La visite du président chinois va permettre de faciliter davantage un accès de la Chine aux ressources naturelles afin de soutenir son économie en plein essor. C'est également un moyen pour Pékin de poursuivre sa montée en puissance en Amérique latine, traditionnellement considérée comme « l'arrière-cour » des États-Unis. Cet article a été publié dans le Huffington Post Québec le 22 juillet 2014.
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BRICS bank to boost China’s clout

Analysis The newly-created BRICS Development Bank is emblematic of Beijing’s increasing weight in the world and especially in Latin America. This article was published in the Buenos Aires Herald on July 18, 2014.
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