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China, the Caribbean and the West: Serving Whose Interest? | Sir Ronald Sanders

By Sir Ronald Sanders.

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WASHINGTON, United States, Friday January 10, 2020 – Caribbean countries are being warned by the government of the United States of America (US) and US writers that they should limit their dealings with China. In the course of these warnings, several allegations are made, suggesting sinister Chinese motives and even corrupt relations between Chinese institutions and local politicians who get personal “side benefits”.

The latter claim has been made by Evan Ellis, a member of the Policy Planning staff at the US State Department, in a recently published article entitled, ‘Latin America and China: Choosing self-interest’. It should be noted that Mr Ellis was writing “personal observations” with the disclaimer that they do not “necessarily represent the view of the State Department or the US government”.        Continue reading

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