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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Guatemala: State of emergency

Key sectors: all Key risks: violent crime; deadly clashes; extortion; political violence On 4 September President Jimmy Morales declared a

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Ones to Watch, 16 September 2019

Americas: Three-month long protests against Tia Maria copper mine could intensify in Peru Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business

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Israel – Lebanon: Is war on the cards?

Key sectors: defence; all Key risks: war on land On 26 August two drones crashed into the Dahiyah district of

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Ones to Watch, 9 September 2019

Americas: Brazil’s pension reform expected to pass by early October Sectors: all Key Risks: economic risks; fiscal deficit; civil unrest

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Colombia: New group, new war

Key sectors: all Key risks: insurgency; targeted attacks; terrorism; armed clashes On 29 August Ivan Marquez, the former FARC guerrilla’s

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Ones to Watch, 2 September 2019

Americas: Conflict dynamics to change as dissident former FARC leaders issue call to arms Sectors: all Key Risks: targeted attacks;

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Ones to Watch, 27 August 2019

Americas: Mexico expected to announce deal with gas pipeline companies to avoid arbitration Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business

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Argentina: Primary concerns

Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political instability; currency volatility; non-payment The 11 August primary elections dramatically exacerbated Argentina’s economic and

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Ones to Watch, 19 August 2019

Americas: Argentina to face further financial turmoil as crisis intensifies Sectors: all Key Risks: economic risks; political instability; policy continuity

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Kyrgyzstan: An elite fallout in Bishkek

Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; political stability It took two dramatic raids in order to detain

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AKE Special Report – Hong Kong SAR

AKE’s Special Report examines the security environment in Hong Kong SAR after several weeks of violent protests triggered by a

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Ones to Watch, 12 August 2019

Americas: Southern Copper’s Tia Maria project licence suspended due to protests in Peru Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business disruption;

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