China is leaving a huge economic void in Latin America. The U.S. should step in and fill it


March 23, 2021 | Benjamin Talus, The Miami Herald

Before the pandemic, China was South Americas’ top trading partner, and China’s early recovery is in turn helping Latin America recuperate economically. However, Chinese development banks have made no new loans to Latin America in the last year. Latin America needs these types of loans to better recover. With the lack of investment from China, can the United States step in and play a role in the region’s development instead?

This opinion piece delves into opportunities that may exist for other regions, like the United States to step in and help Latin America with their economic recovery post-pandemic.