Ones to Watch: 14 July 2016

Americas In Chile, student-led opposition to the government’s education reform is expected to continue to fuel unrest at least over the coming weeks, with a potential for associated violence and collateral material damage. Thousands of students demonstrated on 5 and 10 July in the capital Santiago and other urban centres to reject the education reform…

Ones to Watch: 6 July 2016

Americas: Puerto Rico defaults; teacher protests in Mexico; security issues at the Olympics On 1 July Puerto Rico defaulted on US$911m of bond payments, paying roughly half of the US$2bln of debt due on 1 July. The biggest missed payment was for US$780m of general-obligation bonds, which marked the island’s first default on its constitutionally guaranteed debt. Legislation…