US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a speech in Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2019, kicking off a four-country tour of Latin America. Photo: AP
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US criticism of China’s Latin American links is without evidence

  • Beijing is not trying to create a sphere of influence or compete with Washington
  • Its goals are straightforward – cooperation and partnership that leads to shared development and prosperity

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a speech in Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2019, kicking off a four-country tour of Latin America. Photo: AP
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