The Heat: President Xi’s visit to Latin America

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President Xi President Xi visits Latin America for annual APEC summit.

The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, arrived in Quito, Ecuador on Thursday where he’s expected to sign agreements on economic, cultural and legal cooperation. President Xi will also travel to Chile and Peru where he’ll attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting, known as the APEC.

For more on Xi’s visit to Latin America, CCTV’s Dan Collyns reported from Lima.

To discuss the importance of APEC and what it means for both China and Latin America:

  • Gonzalo Gutierrez, who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru and was an Ambassador of Peru to China.
The Heat: President Xi’s visit to Latin America Pt 1

The Heat: President Xi’s visit to Latin America Pt 1

The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, arrived in Quito, Ecuador on Thursday where he’s expected to sign agreements on economic, cultural and legal cooperation. President Xi will also travel to Chile and Peru where he’ll attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting, known as the APEC. For more on Xi's visit to Latin America, CCTV’s Dan Collyns reported from Lima. To discuss the importance of APEC and what it means for both China and Latin America: Gonzalo Gutierrez, who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru and was an Ambassador of Peru to China.

For more on the expectations of the APEC forum:

  • Victor Ai, international commentator and a former television host with CCTV’s Spanish Channel.
  • Sergio Bitar, president of the Chilean Council for Prospective and Strategy.
  • Katalina Barreiro, director of the Center of International Relations at Ecuador’s Institute of Advanced National Studies.
The Heat: President Xi’s visit to Latin America Pt 2

The Heat: President Xi’s visit to Latin America Pt 2

The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, arrived in Quito, Ecuador on Thursday where he’s expected to sign agreements on economic, cultural and legal cooperation. President Xi will also travel to Chile and Peru where he’ll attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting, known as the APEC. For more on the expectations of the APEC forum: Victor Ai, international commentator and a former television host with CCTV's Spanish Channel. Sergio Bitar, president of the Chilean Council for Prospective and Strategy. Katalina Barreiro, director of the Center of International Relations at Ecuador's Institute of Advanced National Studies.