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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Hong Kong SAR: IEDs and firebombs in Asia’s finance hub

Date first published: 15 October 2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; internal conflict On 13 October, during the

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Ones to Watch, 14 October 2019

Americas: Bolivia’s President Morales runs for controversial re-election on 20 October Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; election-related violence In

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Ecuador: Fuel subsidies end, violent protests begin

Date first published: 10 October 2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; civil unrest; political instability Indigenous-led protests are

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Ones to Watch, 7 October

Americas: Disruptive unrest over austerity measures to persist across Ecuador Sectors: all Key Risks: violent unrest; looting; travel disruption; policy

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Political Risk Outlook Q3 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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Ones to Watch, 30 September 2019

Americas: Violent unrest escalates in Haiti, heightened instability expected to persist Sectors: all Key Risks: violent unrest; business disruption; looting;

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Saudi Arabia: Unfriendly neighbours

Key sectors: oil & gas Key risks: business disruption; regional instability; cyber-security Around 03:30 on 14 September several projectiles hit

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Ones to Watch, 23 September 2019

Americas: Uncertainty persists amid mounting pressure to set date for snap elections in Guyana Sectors: oil & gas, mining Key

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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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