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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Peru: Political violence and operational disruption

Date first published: 14/3/2019 Key sectors: mining; hydrocarbon; commercial; cargo transport Key risks: disruptive strikes; business interruption; civil unrest Peru is

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Ones to Watch, 18 March 2019

Americas: Guyana to miss snap election deadline, constitutional crisis looms Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; governability In Guyana, the

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Nigeria: Buhari victory means more of the same

Date first published: 12/3/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; internal conflict; civil unrest Far from a promised thriller, Nigeria’s

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Ones to Watch, 11 March 2019

Americas: Nicaraguan opposition threatens to end dialogue absent government concessions Sectors: all Key Risks: business disruption; political instability; civil unrest;

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India-Pakistan: Lessons from the week of war

Date first published: 5/3/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: external conflict On 14 February Pakistani-based Islamist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) rammed a

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Ones to Watch, 4 March 2019

Americas: Petroperu’s pipeline resumes operations; Las Bambas blockades continue Sectors: mining; metals; oil and gas; Key Risks: business disruption; targeted

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Thailand: A touch of royalty

Date first published: 21/2/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; internal conflict; civil unrest On 8 February Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya

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Ones to Watch, 25 February 2019

Americas: Guaido calls for “all options” to be considered to oust Venezuela’s Maduro Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; military

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Lebanon: All that glitters is not gold

Date first published: 14/2/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: default; political stability; frustration of process; confiscation risk Behind Beirut’s gleaming facade

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Ones to Watch, 18 February 2019

Americas: IMF confirms formal talks with Ecuador, anti-government protests erupt Sectors: all Key Risks: default; civil unrest In Ecuador, negotiations

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Venezuela: Maduro vs. Guaido

Date first published: 7/2/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; arbitrary arrests; civil unrest; military intervention; sanctions The world has

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Ones to Watch, 11 February 2019

Americas: Fresh wave of violent protests amid state of economic emergency hits Haiti Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political

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