US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking on Friday in Mexico City. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking on Friday in Mexico City. Photo: EPA-EFE

Mike Pompeo warns Panama and other nations about accepting China’s ‘belt and road’ loans

  • The United States’ own overseas investment agency is actively competing with China to finance infrastructure projects in Panama
  • ‘When China comes calling, it’s not always to the good of your citizens,’ the US secretary of state says

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking on Friday in Mexico City. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking on Friday in Mexico City. Photo: EPA-EFE
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