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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 17 June 2019

Americas: Government to support mining sector as local referendums loom in Ecuador Sectors: mining; extractive industries Key Risks: FoP; local referendums;

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Tunisia: Chahed’s Challenges

Date first published: 11/6/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability The new kid on Tunisia’s fractious political block has elected

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Ones to Watch, 10 June 2019

Americas: Brazilian Supreme Court approves Petrobras divestments; LyondellBasell ends Braskem talks Sectors: oil and gas; petrochemicals Key Risks: business risks;

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Ones to Watch, 3 June 2019

Americas: Violent anti-government protests expected to continue in Honduras Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; looting; business disruption; political stability

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Indonesia: Election results spark violent riots in central Jakarta

Date first published: 28/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; terrorism; political stability On 21 May the General Election Commission

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Ones to Watch, 28 May 2019

Americas: Mexico’s government moves on AHMSA, Pemex amid crackdown on corruption Sectors: all Key Risks: economic and business risks; corruption;

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South Africa: Ramaphosa passes crucial test, but many more yet to come

Date first published: 16/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy predictability; payment risks; CEND; political stability The centre was weakened,

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Ones to Watch, 20 May 2019

Americas: Cristina Kirchner shocks Argentina’s electoral landscape with vice-presidential bid Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; electoral uncertainty In Argentina,

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Burkina Faso: The next Mali?

Date first published: 14/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism Violence has spiralled out of control in Burkina Faso in recent

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Ones to Watch, 13 May 2019

Americas: Pemex to build Mexico’s Dos Bocas refinery, private sector’s role remains uncertain Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: economic

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Venezuela: The Gordian knot

Date first published: 9/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: insurrection; political instability; arbitrary arrests; civil unrest; military intervention The failure

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Ones to Watch, 7 May 2019

Americas: First lawsuits hit Cuba after US Helms Burton Act Title III took effect on 2 May Sectors: all Key

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