International Security & Foreign Policy

China’s Role in Democratic Backsliding and the Rise of Autocracy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Grant Year: 2022

Ryan Berg will assess the extent to which China’s growing engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean is contributing to democratic backsliding in the region. He will examine the nature of Beijing’s engagement in the region, interview experts and practitioners in eighteen countries, and organize a pair of roundtable meetings. The project’s findings will be presented in a report.

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