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Puma Shen, director of the China Index: “Pekin takes advantage of political corruption in Latin America”

enero 20, 2023

*China seduced Latin American politicians with economic promises and large-scale investments, but China’s current focus is primarily political, according to Puma Chen, the president of the 2022 China Index, in an interview with Expediente Público.   **The 2022 China Index reveals […]

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The China Index reveals the Asian giant’s methods of infiltration into society

enero 18, 2023

*The China Index elaborated by the organized Doublethink Lab shows how the People’s Republic of China (PRC) looks to win influence at all levels of society in the countries where it has relationships. **The more emblematic cases in the region […]

China: The Asian Giant that could squash El Salvador’s Economy

noviembre 22, 2022

*Parsifal D’Sola, an analyst on Chinese foreign affairs and the director of the Andrés Bello Foundation, considered that the commercial approach had more of a geopolitical purpose. **Federico Hernández, an analyst on Salvadorian politics, emphasized that negotiations about a possible […]

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Armando Chaguaceda: Hondurans should be on alert for future political control of the Citizen Roundtables

noviembre 3, 2022

*Other mechanisms for citizen participation, such as the Communal Councils in Venezuela, the Popular Councils in Cuba, and the Councils for Citizen Power in Nicaragua, all countries of leftist ideology, work as transmission lines to the Libre Party of the […]

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Roundtables for Citizen Participation in Honduras exposed to the virus of political manipulation

noviembre 2, 2022

*In the case of dictatorships or autocracies, institutions for civic involvement are created by the government to manipulate citizen participation, warned the political scientist and Cuban historian, Armando Chaguaceda. **Nicaraguan expert sees patterns between certain regimens that are showing signs […]

Honduras Mesas de Participación Ciudadanas

Will the Roundtables for Citizen Participation in Honduras follow the same repressive track record as those in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua?  

noviembre 1, 2022

*The roundtables for citizen participation could turn into the Revolutionary Defense Councils (CDR in Spanish) in Cuba, Councils of Civic Power (CPC) in Nicaragua and “colectivos” in Venezuela, and local networks espionage and shock troops which attack political opponents. **The […]