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China ends one-child policy
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China
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China ends one-child policy

Benjamin Dooley | AFP - October 29, 2015

BEIJING -- China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy on Thursday after decades of strict, sometimes brutal enforcement left it with an ageing population and…

Costa Rica, China to explore creation of ‘special economic zones’
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Costa Rica, China to explore creation of ‘special economic zones’

The Tico Times - January 6, 2015

Costa Rica could find itself once again as a center of high-tech manufacturing, including cars and renewable energy equipment, after President Luis Guillermo Solís and Chinese President…

President Solís calls for more trade, not just handouts from China
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Business
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President Solís calls for more trade, not just handouts from China

The Tico Times - January 6, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís called for a substantive shift in Costa Rica’s relationship with China seven years after the Central American country opened diplomatic relations with the world’s second-largest…

Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group
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China
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Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group

Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post - October 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D. C. — A coalition of security researchers has identified a Chinese cyberespionage group that appears to be the most sophisticated of any publicly known Chinese…

Chinese leader’s visit has big implications for Latin America
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Chinese leader’s visit has big implications for Latin America

Larry Luxner - July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – China, a nation recognized by Costa Rica but diplomatically shunned by Central America’s six other countries, is dramatically raising its profile with President Xi…

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China’s Xi in Cuba on last stop of Latin America swing

Francisco Jara | AFP - July 22, 2014

HAVANA, Cuba – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Cuba late Monday, officials said, the last stop on a Latin American tour that has stressed trade and…

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China offers $20 billion fund for Latin America infrastructure projects

AFP - July 17, 2014

BRASILIA – Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed Thursday to create a $20 billion fund to finance infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The fund was…

China, Venezuela discuss energy, social development deals
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China, Venezuela discuss energy, social development deals

AFP - April 22, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on a tour of Latin America, met his Venezuelan counterpart Elías Jaua on Monday to discuss boosting cooperation in…