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Former President Luis Guillermo Solis: China leaves a "bittersweet" taste in Costa Rica

Former President Luis Guillermo Solís: China leaves a «bittersweet» taste in Costa Rica

julio 11, 2024

* The case study: Chinese influence in Costa Rica, prepared by the research center Expediente Abierto, analyzes aspects related to the «predatory practices of some Chinese companies» in that country. ** In the context of that report, former Costa Rican […]

Costa Rica bajo permanente mega déficit comercial con China  

Costa Rica under permanent mega trade deficit with China  

julio 9, 2024

*Costa Rican relations with the People’s Republic of China are «eminently negative in different sectors,» mainly trade, concludes a study by the think tank Expediente Abierto.   **Costa Rica has a deficit of almost 90% in trade with China.  ***China, according […]

Empresas chinas podrán explotar 222 mil hectáreas mineras en Nicaragua

Chinese companies will be able to exploit 222,000 mining hectares in Nicaragua

mayo 3, 2024

* Without knowing the environmental impact studies, Daniel Ortega’s regime handed over large areas in western Nicaragua and the Caribbean to three Chinese companies for mining exploitation. ** The arrival of Chinese companies in the Caribbean causes concern among environmentalists […]

Ortega-Murillo Regime Exports Repression Using Costa Rican Banks

Ortega-Murillo Regime Exports Repression Using Costa Rican Banks

abril 17, 2024

*Financial persecution is transnationalized through the regional financial system.   **Dozens of accounts of opponents and organizations have been closed in Costa Rica.  ***The regime uses Nicaragua’s private banks to prevent organizations from accessing funds through lists of banned clients shared […]

Financial Repression: How the Ortega-Murillo Regime Uses Banks to Sabotage Opponents

How the Ortega Murillo Regime Uses Banks to Sabotage Opponents

abril 16, 2024

* Operations against Nicaraguan opponents and civil society organizations include not only the confiscation of assets, but also accounts, savings, and deposits involving private banks. **Expediente Público asked the banks to clarify how many accounts they closed by order of […]

Tourist wharf in El Salvador: 24 million secrets in Chinese investment

Tourist wharf in El Salvador: 24 million secrets in Chinese investment

abril 11, 2024

*Of those working on the project, 90% are Chinese who are about to finish the construction that President Nayib Bukele is promoting at the Port of La Libertad. **The information about all the agreements for the project valued at US$24 […]