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The Chinese Government Is Almost Giddy About the Prospect That U.S. Summit of the Americas Is Going to Be a PR Disaster

A political cartoon published by the nationalist tabloid Global Times. Image via Global Times.

The U.S. Summit of the Americas is set to get underway in Los Angeles on Monday and no one seems more eager for the event to get started than China.

Chinese state media outlets are relishing the controversy over the U.S. refusal to invite Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba to the gathering and the backlash that’s ensued with other countries including Mexico threatening to boycott.

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