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China rises in Latin America to a top trade partner

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posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 05:13 PM
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China rises in Latin America to a top trade partner


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China has moved aggressively to fill a vacuum left by the United States in recent years, as the U.S. focused on wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the global economic crisis sapped its economy.

"China is rising while the U.S. is declining in Latin America," Riordan Roett, a professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University, said by telephone while visiting Sao Paulo. "China is all over this region. They are following a state-driven policy to expand their peaceful presence."
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posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 05:13 PM
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This has been crystal clear to who ever was following Chinese visits to Latin America over the past five years.

Previous administration was warned and reports were handed to the appropriate people but they obviously felt that waging a war in Iraq and Afghanistan was far more important.

Perhaps the era of global policing the planet is coming to an end far sooner than expected.
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