Portugal Promises China to ‘Push Forward Belt and Road’

The Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa, told Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday that his country will “push forward the construction of the Belt and Road” in Europe, China’s plan to control all of the world’s most important transportation hubs.

China's visiting President Xi Jinping and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa signed a raft of accords as Lisbon, hard hit by the post-2008 crisis, looks to Chinese investment amid some reticence among EU neighbours

Xi Jinping Courts Panama: The Chinese Helped Build the Canal

Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping’s tour of the Spanish-speaking world continued on Friday with his arrival in Argentina but, in preparation for his next stop, Xi penned an editorial published in Panama arguing that China and Panama had over 160 years of shared history.

'China-Panama relations have turned over a new leaf,' Chinese leader Xi Jinping said during talks with Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela