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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

AKE Special Report: Public – Private Partnerships in Latin America

Date published: 20/09/2017 Analysis of the environment for PPP projects in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina Public – Private Partnerships (PPPs)

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Uganda – Tanzania: Political violence risks to oil infrastructure

Date first published: 14/09/2017 Key sectors: infrastructure; extractives industries Key risks: land disputes; civil unrest; terrorism On 4 August Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

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Ones to Watch, 18 September 2017

Americas: President Temer faces new criminal charges – and is likely to survive them Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability;

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Morocco: Risks in the Rif

Date first published: 07/09/2017 Key sectors: manufacturing; small businesses; textiles Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; strikes On 28 October 2016, casual street

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Angola: Elections cast uncertainty over dos Santos empire

Date: 29/08/2017 Key sectors:oil Key risks:corruption; flatlining economic growth; failure to diversify; non-payment; policy continuity With 98 per cent of the

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AKE Special Report: Political Risks in Azerbaijan

Follow @akegroup Tweet AKE travelled to Azerbaijan in June 2017 to examine key facets of Azerbaijan’s political risk environment and

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Argentina: Macri’s first electoral test

Date first published: 22/08/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:policy continuity; political stability President Mauricio Macri’s government appears set to pass its first

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AKE Special Report: Threats to Business Travellers

Business travel security is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Whether you are travelling overseas for business or pleasure, there will be factors

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Georgia: Security concerns nine years on from war

Date first published: 15/08/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; civil unrest; war In August 2008, Russia and Georgia fought a brief

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Ones to Watch: 21 August 2017

Americas: Mapuche-related violence to persist Sectors: cargo transport; forestry; agriculture; security forces Key Risks: terrorism; commercial/property damage; cargo disruption In

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Venezuela: And so it begins

Date first published: 08/08/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:violent unrest; looting; deadly clashes; internal conflict Few remain reluctant to acknowledge that Venezuela

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AKE Ones to Watch: 7 August 2017

Americas: Macri’s first election test looms Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability In Argentina, the policies of President

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