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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 16 July 2018

Americas: Privatisations plans likely to continue to stall in Brazil Sectors: all Key Risks: delayed privatisation plans In Brazil, a

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Mozambique: Toward an escalation of Islamist violence

Date first published: 05/07/2018 Key sectors: energy Key risks: terrorism; conflict A series of gruesome attacks by jihadist group Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah

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Ones to Watch, 9 July 2018

Americas: Haiti to face further disruption amid violent unrest over fuel price hike Sectors: all Key Risks: lootings; violent unrest;

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Turkey: The President and the remaining opposition

Date first published: 26/06/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: banking crisis; lira depreciation; inflation A common joke in Turkey is that

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Ones to Watch, 2 July 2018

Americas: ELN and government scheduled to resume peace talks Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; terrorism; targeted attacks In Colombia,

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Russia: The World Cup of Security

Date first published: 19/06/2018 Key sectors: sports; travel; construction Key risks: political violence; terrorism; civil unrest Four years on from the Sochi 2014

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Ones to Watch, 25 June 2018

Americas: Mexico set to elect leftist president amid record-high violence Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; targeted political violence; contract

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A crisis that will rum-ble on

Date first published: 12/06/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: sovereign default; domestic default; financial sector stability On 1 June Mia Mottley, Barbados’ newly elected

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Ones to Watch, 18 June 2018

Americas: Dialogue to ease tensions to remain at risk in Nicaragua Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity; violent

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The 12 June US – North Korea Summit is all about China

Date first published: 07/06/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: sanctions; war; nuclear On 12 June the on-again, off-again historic summit between US President

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Ones to Watch: 11 June 2018

Americas: Right-wing Duque increasingly likely to win Colombia’s 17 June presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political violence; policy continuity

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Ones to Watch, 4 June 2018

Americas: Barbados to default on commercial external debt Sectors: all Key Risks: default In Barbados, newly elected Prime Minister Mia

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