Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Rasheed Griffith, host of the China in the Caribbean podcast, is the head of operations at Tokamak Labs, a Canadian technology company that develops software for institutional crypto-assets trading. A graduate of the University of West Indies, he has previously worked in fintech in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia. Griffith first went to China as part of an economics policy delegation from the government of Barbados in 2016. He is also a Research Fellow at Future Forum and an Emergent Ventures Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University where he researches China’s economic activities in the Caribbean. What follows is a lightly edited interview. Rasheed Griffith.Illustration by Lauren Crow Q: Jamaica has been the most recent flashpoint for U.S.-China tensions in the Caribbean region. Can you walk us through what happened? A: Jamaica, like all the other Caribbean countries, has quite a material deficit when it comes to infrastructure. And they've been tryingSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.