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U.S. Seeks to Bolster Ties in the Caribbean to Fend Off Chinese Advance

Top diplomats from China and the U.S. were in the Caribbean at the same time in what's widely seen as the newest front in the escalating geopolitical competition between the two major powers. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in 

WSJ: China Negotiating With Cuba to Set up Joint Military Training Base

China is reportedly in talks with Cuba to set up a joint military base that could potentially lead to the deployment of PLA soldiers within a couple of hundred kilometers of the United States, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. ...

China’s Low Profile Diplomacy in the Caribbean

China is steadily, albeit quietly, deepening its ties in the Caribbean region using many of the same techniques that it did in the early 2000s when it ramped up its engagement in Africa. The Chinese are buying more agriculture, building infrastructure, ...