In Latin America, Protestantism covers many churches with many missions. The region is also home to about half of the world's almost 1.3 billion Catholics. Given the Vatican's dominance in Latin America, the biggest challenge for Protestant groups is to ensure that people … [Read more...] about Luther’s scattered faithful: Protestantism in Latin America
Brazil in latin america
The news came a few weeks ago. Brazil, Latin America's largest country, announced that China had for the first time eclipsed the United States as its biggest trading partner during the first six months of 2009. Despite the global economic crisis, Chinese imports from Brazil … [Read more...] about China increases its economic and political footprint in Latin America
Until just a few years ago, Chinese corporations were relatively unknown in Latin America, but their direct investments in the region have averaged about $10 billion per year since 2010, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean … [Read more...] about Examining China’s environmental and social impact in Latin America
Whether Li or Xi, Latinos get plenty of news about Chinese top politicians via the Spanish website of People's Daily, the central organ of the Communist Party, or via state broadcaster CCTV (China Central Television). Both President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Le Keqiang are on … [Read more...] about China’s influence in Latin America is increasing
Growing economic problems in Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina and Bolivia are putting pressure on Latin America's left-populist governments. In the struggle for power, competition has broken out among socialism, Peronism and liberalism. But some believe all three are in decline. … [Read more...] about End of ’21st century socialism’ in Latin America?