RWR Featured in Valor Economic Article on BRI’s Slowdown in Latin America

On August 25, Marsilea Gombata of Brazil’s Valor Economico reported on the recent slowdown experienced by China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Latin America and the Caribbean, primarily caused by COVID-19. Citing data collected by RWR, the report noted that, between 2013 and 2020, China has loaned approximately $50 billion to 19 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean countries under the banner of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Washington Post: RWR CEO Roger Robinson Comments on CCCC’s Extensive Footprint in the U.S. Capital Markets

On August 27, Josh Rogin of the Washington Post reported on the addition of various subsidiaries of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) to the Entity List under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The designation pointed to the involvement of these companies in China's artificial island-building in the South China Sea. Per the U.S. Department of State, "CCCC and its subsidiaries have [also] engaged in corruption, ...

In the “Latin America Advisor,” RWR’s Ricardo Barrios Comments on the Region’s Response to China’s Human Rights Abuses

RWR Senior Ana­lyst Ricar­do Bar­rios pro­vid­ed his take in the July 29 edi­tion of the Latin Amer­i­ca Advi­sor, a dai­ly pub­li­ca­tion of The Dia­logue. The pub­li­ca­tion col­lect­ed points of view in response to the ques­tion, “Will Latin Amer­i­ca Turn Against Chi­na Over Human Rights.”