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GOP lawmakers urge engagement in Latin America to counter China

October 13, 2021 at 12:30 PM
More than a dozen House Republicans are calling on the Biden administration to forge strong trade relations with Latin American countries in the wake of China’s growing influence in the region. In a letter addressed to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Wednesday, 13 Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Rick Crawford (AR) and Republican Policy Committee Chairman Gary Palmer (AL), say China’s “heightened economic engagement” with Central American and Caribbean countries is “gravely” concerning. Officials from Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Paraguay, Guatemala...


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