US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo (first right) attend an event at an air base in Roraima. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo (first right) attend an event at an air base in Roraima. Photo: AP
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China accuses Mike Pompeo of ‘vile conspiracy’ to disrupt Latin American relationships

  • US secretary of state’s visit to Brazil, Colombia, Guyana and Suriname was intended to offer economic alternatives to Beijing
  • Washington also sought to increase pressure on Venezuela, a key ally of China in the region

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo (first right) attend an event at an air base in Roraima. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo (first right) attend an event at an air base in Roraima. Photo: AP
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