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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 20 January 2020
Americas: Peru’s 26 January legislative elections aimed at ending months of political turmoil Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy
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Venezuela: The Guaido-Maduro showdown intensifies
Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; sanctions; governability; civil unrest On 5 January Nicolas Maduro’s regime moved to seize
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Ones to Watch, 13 January 2020
Americas: Brazil’s Vale secures US$3bln syndicated loan despite looming criminal charges Sectors: mining Key Risks: business risks; criminal charges; fines
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Political Risk Outlook Q4 2019 – Ones to Watch
AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape
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Armenia-Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan: Iran crisis threatens its northern Eurasian neighbours
Key sectors: all Key risks: trade disruption; refugee crisis; energy market disruption; conflict The dramatic assassination of Islamic Revolutionary Guards
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AKE Ones to Watch, 6 January 2020
Americas: Bolivia’s general election rerun to be held on 3 May Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity; violent
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Ones to Watch, 30 September 2019
Americas: Venezuela’s Maduro asks Brazil to hand over five suspects for raid against military post  Sectors: all Key Risks: bilateral and diplomatic tensions
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Ones to Watch, 23 December
Americas: Oil production launched at Stabroek block’s Liza field offshore Guyana Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business; economic risks In Guyana, oil giant
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Americas: IMF to unlock funds as revised tax reform approved in Ecuador Sectors: all Key Risks: non-payment; policy continuity; governability 
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South Sudan: The ceasefire holds, for now
Date first published: 10 December 2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political instability The 12 November deadline for
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Ones to Watch, 9 December 2019
Americas: Argentina’s president-elect Alberto Fernandez to take office; policy shifts expected Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity; governability
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Papua New Guinea: A will but not necessarily a way for Bougainville
Date first published: 05 December 2019 Key sectors: mining Key risks: political stability; internal conflict On 7 December, polling for
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