ISSN 2674-8053

China

The Chinese rise in Latin America: tensions and opportunities
Americas, Argentina, Asia, Brazil, Chile, China, U.S

The Chinese rise in Latin America: tensions and opportunities

China's growing presence in Latin America has been one of the most intriguing geopolitical dynamics of recent decades. This increase in influence, marked by significant investments in infrastructure, com√©rcio e coopera√ß√£o pol√≠tica, n√£o apenas redefine as rela√ß√Ķes econ√īmicas na regi√£o, mas tamb√©m provoca rea√ß√Ķes variadas de outras pot√™ncias globais, particularmente os Estados Unidos e a Uni√£o Europeia. Investimentos e Influ√™ncia A China tem direcionado consider√°veis recursos financeiros para a Am√©rica Latina, focando em setores cr√≠ticos como energia, mining, constru√ß√£o e tecnologia. For example, em pa√≠ses como Brasil e Peru, empresas chinesas t√™m investido bilh√Ķes em projetos de minera√ß√£o e infraestrutura. Esses investimentos muitas vezes v√™m acompanhados de cond...
Challenges and opportunities: the essential cooperation between BRICS countries
Africa, South Africa, Americas, Asia, Brazil, BRICS, China, Europe, India, International Organizations, Russia

Challenges and opportunities: the essential cooperation between BRICS countries

The importance of cooperation between BRICS countries ‚Äď Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ‚Äď has been a recurring theme in international economic and political discussions. This article delves into the need to expand interaction between members in commercial spheres, economical, financial and monetary, using explicit quotes from newspapers in the countries involved, to highlight the possible gains of this approach. According to the "China Daily", China sees BRICS as a vital platform for promoting genuine multilateralism and reforming global governance. Cooperation between these emerging economies is seen as a counterpoint to the unilateralism and economic protection prevalent in the West. This reflects the Chinese view that strengthening ties....
The BRICS reaction to the election in Portugal: A multifaceted analysis
Africa, South Africa, Americas, Asia, Brazil, BRICS, China, Europe, India, International Organizations, Portugal, Russia

The BRICS reaction to the election in Portugal: A multifaceted analysis

The recent political turn in Portugal, with the election of a center-right government, has aroused varied reactions around the world, especially among BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Each member of this group of emerging nations has their own perspective on the changes in Portugal and their potential implications.. This article seeks to explore and contrast these diverse views, citing official sources and statements. Brazil: Brazil, with its deep historical and cultural connection with Portugal, has been watching the elections with great interest. According to "Folha de S.Paulo", "the victory of the center-right in Portugal raises both opportunities and challenges for Brazil, opening paths for new economic dynamics, but also instigating pr...
Expansion of the security council and the Brazilian position: a game of global interests
Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, U.S, Europe, France, UK, Russia, Global Themes

Expansion of the security council and the Brazilian position: a game of global interests

Brazil, in a bold diplomatic initiative, recently proposed significant changes to the structure of the UN Security Council, calling for the end of the veto power (at least temporarily) and the inclusion of eleven new permanent members. This movement reflects not only a search for greater recognition of Brazil on the international stage, but also an attempt to reform a structure that many see as obsolete and not representative of current geopolitical reality. The Brazilian proposition, according to sources such as the UOL portal, suggests that the suspension of the veto power, a prerogative of the five current permanent members (U.S, UK, France, China and Russia), whether for a period of 15 years. The argument is that this would allow for more decision-making..
External influences and the sovereignty of Latin America
Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, U.S

External influences and the sovereignty of Latin America

To Latin America, region of vast cultural and political diversity, often finds itself in the vortex of geopolitical influences, mainly from China and the United States. This article explores how these powers have shaped, often controversially, the political and economic paradigms in the region, limiting, like this, the development of regional governance models that are authentic and alternative to the established global order. American influence in Latin America has deep historical roots, dating back to the Monroe Doctrine and the Big Stick policy. Traditionally, This influence manifested itself through direct interventions, support for authoritarian regimes or predatory economic policies under the aegis of the so-called Washington Consensus. It is argued that ...
Chinese influence in Nicaragua: an expanding partnership
Americas, Asia, China, Nicaragua

Chinese influence in Nicaragua: an expanding partnership

In the last years, the relationship between Nicaragua and China has intensified, marking an era of significant investment and growing influence of the Asian nation in the Central American country. This strategic partnership covers several sectors, from infrastructure to technology, and has geopolitical and economic implications that deserve a detailed analysis. One of the most ambitious and discussed projects is the plan to build an interoceanic canal in Nicaragua, financed by Chinese capital. Despite the challenges and criticisms related to environmental and social impacts, This project, led by Chinese company HKND Group, promises to significantly transform the country's economy and infrastructure. Besides that, it represents a point of strategic interest for ...
Brazilian leadership in South America: current challenges and perspectives
Americas, Argentina, Asia, Brazil, China, Uruguay, Venezuela

Brazilian leadership in South America: current challenges and perspectives

Brazil, Historically recognized as a leader in South America, currently faces significant challenges in its foreign policy, reflecting a reduced ability to influence regional events. Analyzing recent developments, we can observe how the current Brazilian administration deals with complex issues involving neighboring countries, like Venezuela, Argentina and Uruguay, each presenting different scenarios. The relationship with Venezuela, under the government of Nicol√°s Maduro, remains a critical point. Historically, the two countries maintained strong ties, but recent internal political tensions in Venezuela and international criticism of the Maduro regime pose challenges to Brazilian diplomacy. Despite being ideological allies, the inability of the ...
Global Consequences of the Conflict between Israel and Palestine: Economic Impacts and World Stability
Americas, Asia, China, U.S, Europe, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Russia

Global Consequences of the Conflict between Israel and Palestine: Economic Impacts and World Stability

The conflict between Israel and Palestine, that lasts for decades, It is an issue that transcends regional borders. Its ramifications have the potential to reconfigure the world order, both economic and political. Let's deepen our analysis of the possible repercussions of this conflict on the international scene. 1. Economic Impacts Oil Price Fluctuation: Detailing: The Middle East is responsible for a significant portion of world oil production. Any instability may interrupt supply, leading to a sudden increase in prices. Global Repercussion: Economies that rely heavily on oil imports, such as the European Union and India, may face energy crises and inflation. Besides that, exporting countries, like Ru....
world water reserves: the challenge between solution and domination
Americas, Asia, Canada, China, U.S, International Organizations, European Union

world water reserves: the challenge between solution and domination

Proper management of water resources is a global challenge due to increasing water scarcity in many regions of the world.. In an effort to address this critical issue, some countries like Canada, China, United States and the members of the European Union have sought to create supranational rules for the management of water reserves. The creation of supranational rules is understood as a strategy to face the question insofar as it allows: International cooperation: Water is a transboundary resource, and many river basins span multiple countries. The creation of supranational rules aims to promote cooperation between nations to face common challenges in the management of water reserves, like scarcity, pollution and equitable distribution of water resources..
500 days of war in ukraine
Americas, Asia, China, U.S, Europe, UK, Russia, Ukraine

500 days of war in ukraine

Today, complete each other 500 days since Russian troops crossed Ukrainian borders, in 24 February of last year, in what they predicted would be a fulminating military action, with which they hoped to defeat the Ukrainian army, removing President Zelensky from power and replacing him with a ruler ‚Äúfriendly‚ÄĚ to the Russian regime. The Russian invasion is blatantly illegal. Contrary, not minimum, three instruments of International Law to which the country is a signatory. The first is the UN Charter, specifically as provided for in no. 4 of article 2, which provides that ‚ÄúMembers (da him) shall avoid in their international relations the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political dependence of any State.‚ÄĚ. The second is the Budapest Memorandum, of 1994, in which...