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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Venezuela: Maduro vs. Guaido

Date first published: 7/2/2018 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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Managing Your Security Risks

Does your company expect its employees to work in challenging or hostile environments? If so, are you responsible for that

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Russia-NATO: The thawing of the Cold War Détente

Date first published: 5/2/2018 Key sectors: security Key risks: arms race; geopolitical instability In October 2018, US President Donald Trump announced his

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Ones to Watch, 4 February 2019

Americas: Fallout from Brumadinho dam collapse to continue to hit Brazil’s Vale Sectors: mining; metals Key Risks: fines; lawsuits; credit

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China – United States: Waaah – wei!

Date first published: 30/1/2018 Key sectors: technology; various Key risks: great-power rivalry; trade war; sanctions On 28 January the US Department

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Ones to Watch, 28 January 2019

Americas: Further anti-government unrest expected in Venezuela as pressure on Maduro mounts Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest;

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Colombia: The end of ELN peace talks – for now

Date first published: 22/1/2018 Key sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security force/government personnel and assets Key risks: insurgency; terrorism; targeted attacks;

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Ones to Watch, 21 January 2019

Americas: Tensions increase following ELN car bomb attack in Colombia’s capital Sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security-force/government personnel and assets

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Gabon: A botched coup

Date first published: 16/1/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; political violence; civil unrest In the early morning of 7

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Political Risk Outlook Q4 2018 – 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, 14 January 2019

Americas: Disruptive shortages amid crackdown on fuel theft to continue across Mexico Sectors: all Key Risks: fuel shortages; disruptive unrest;

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