Students at the Beijing Foreign Studies University. A new generation of Chinese students is attempting to master Latin America’s languages, an offshoot of China’s expanding role in the region. Photo: BFSU

Study of Portuguese and Spanish explodes as China expands role in Latin America

Record numbers are doing so, wagering it will guarantee them work as diplomats, interpreters or lawyers for Chinese ministries or firms

Topic |   Americas

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Students at the Beijing Foreign Studies University. A new generation of Chinese students is attempting to master Latin America’s languages, an offshoot of China’s expanding role in the region. Photo: BFSU
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