Did China profit from corrupt Sri Lanka deals?

April 3, 2015 1:38 AM

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It's the kind of project that can make a legacy: A massive port complex, complete with luxury hotels and fancy shops, constructed on an artificial island.

Mahinda Rajapaksa, the former president of Sri Lanka, was the driving force behind such a project, a $1.4 billion crown jewel to be built near Colombo by a state-backed Chinese construction firm.

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