After Nicaragua flips, U.S. sanctions seen pushing Central America towards China

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By Frank Jack Daniel and Drazen Jorgic (Reuters) – A creeping barrage of U.S. sanctions on top Central American officials has made China an attractive partner for governments resisting Washington’s push to tackle corruption and democratic backsliding in the region, officials and analysts say. The trend was thrust into focus this week when Nicaragua re-established ties with Beijing, severing a longstanding relationship with U.S. ally Taiwan, which relies heavily on diplomatic…

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