In its efforts to increase its foothold on the Central American region, [China] has to counter both US influence as well as the traditional support the region lends to Taiwan. So far, it has become successful in establishing extensive ties with five of the seven Central American countries, leaving Taiwan with only two diplomatic partners in the region.
PRC’s Motivations in Central America
Central America’s Engagements with the PRC
Implications of PRC’s Engagements in the Central American Region
Maria Sony is currently pursuing my master's in International Studies from Symbiosis International University. She completed her bachelor's in History honours from St. Stephen's College, New Delhi. She has a keen interest in Asian area studies and soft power projections. She also loves learning new languages and she is currently completing a course in Mandarin.
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