Category: Kevin Gallagher

Latin American petro-states struggle with China debts, need new solutions

Dialogo Chino Kevin Gallagher, Pardee School of Global Studies “As Chinese loans continue to pour into Latin American countries, concerns over how this money is being spent and how will it ever be repaid are growing on both sides of the bargaining table…” Expert quote: “China can’t be the one to trigger [more] sustainability, but […]

Is the U.S.’s withdrawal in the region, China’s gain?

Latin America Goes Global by Kevin Gallagher, BU Pardee School of Global Studies/College of Arts and Sciences Latin Americans can’t afford to wait four years to see when the United States will be willing to have an honest and reciprocal conversation about economic prosperity in the Western Hemisphere. Luckily for the U.S.’s southern neighbors, over the past […]

China makes move on Latin America as Trump steps back from trade deals

Miami Herald Kevin Gallagher, Pardee School/College of Arts & Sciences Now that Donald Trump is preparing to take charge and has said he’ll withdraw from U.S. trade agreements, China is signaling that it plans to capitalize on the worries of Latin American leaders… Expert quote: “In Latin Americans, their ears are more attuned for diverse […]

China Seizes Opening in U.S. Backyard After Trump Upends Policy

Bloomberg Kevin Gallagher, Pardee School/College of Arts & Sciences As Donald Trump weighs plans to tear up trade deals and deport illegal migrants from Latin America, Chinese President Xi Jinping is moving swiftly to reset relations in America’s backyard… Expert quote: “The train has left the station.” View full article