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  • Ones to Watch, 8 October 2018
    Americas: Costa Rica’s controversial tax reform moves forward; strike to continue Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; strikes; policy changes In C...
    08 October 2018
  • Russia – Ukraine: The battle of the Churches
    Date first published: 27/09/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest, property disputes The Russian Orthodox Church recently announced that it wi...
    03 October 2018
  • Ones to Watch, 1 October 2018
    Americas: General elections in Brazil to lead to polarised presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: policy uncertainty; political instability; civi...
    01 October 2018
  • Colombia: ELN peace talks at high risk of collapse
    Date first published: 18/09/2018 Key sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security forces Key risks: insurgency; terrorism; targeted violence; kidnappin...
    26 September 2018
  • Ones to Watch, 24 September 2018
    Americas: Labour unions launch 36-hour strike against Argentina’s government Sectors: all Key Risks: strikes; civil unrest; governability; policy co...
    24 September 2018
  • China – Sub-Saharan Africa: ChinAfrica at a crossroads
    Date first published: 11/09/2018 Key sectors: infrastructure Key risks: CF; political interference If China’s promise to make an additional US$60bl...
    19 September 2018
  • Ones to Watch, 17 September 2018
    Americas: Showdown between Peru’s executive and legislative powers to intensify Sectors: all Key Risks: governability; policy continuity; political ...
    17 September 2018
  • Russia: The spectre of Chechnya returns
    Date first published: 28/08/2018 Key risks: civil war; terrorism Key sectors: all Local dictator Ramzan Kadyrov rules Checchnya with an iron fist and...
    05 September 2018