The Dragon on the Beaches: China and the Caribbean as Development Partners?

The United States’ withdrawal from key multilateral institutions (read from global leadership), whether real or threatened, has opened the door for China to assert itself more prominently as the new global leader, and in a number of other fora. This is an opportunity that Beijing has welcomed and fully embraced, including in the Caribbean region. This shift in global leadership towards Beijing has significant implications for Caribbean countries, including for Caribbean-United States relations. Read more