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Ones to Watch: 8 May 2017

Americas: Unrest likely as former president Lula testifies in Petrobras corruption probe Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; corruption fallout

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Further into chaos

Date first published: 27/04/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: violent unrest; looting; deadly clashes; deadly clashes Violence has once again erupted in crisis-ridden

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Will France’s two-round electoral system fail?

Date first published: 20/04/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability The outcome of France’s upcoming 28 April first-round presidential election will

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Ones to Watch: 24 April 2017

Americas: anti-government demonstrations to continue in Venezuela; high risk of violence Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; violent clashes; political

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AKE Senior Analyst Max Hess speaks with BBC

AKE Senior Political Risk Analyst Max Hess spoke with BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss relations between Russia and the

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No Syrian misadventure yet

Date first published: 11/04/2017 Key sectors: security; infrastructure Key risks: war on land; political violence; terrorism On 4 April, a fixed-wing aircraft

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A CFA Haven

Key sectors: all Key risks: CIET; CF ‘Currency is not a technical issue’, wrote former French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur,

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Ones to Watch: 10 April 2017

Americas: protests over Ecuadorian election continue while ELN peace talks under threat Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; terrorism; civil

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Ones to Watch: 28 November 2016

Americas: Cuba’s revolutionary leader dies Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; travel and road disruption In Cuba, the coming week

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Ones to Watch: 21 November 2016

Americas: Austerity measures to continue to fuel unrest in Brazil Sectors: all Key Risks: violent civil unrest; strikes; political instability

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Ones to Watch: 31 October 2016

Americas: PDVSA’s woes continue Sectors:  hydrocarbon Key Risks: non-payment; foreign exchange shortage; political instability; civil unrest US federal prosecutors are

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Ones to Watch: 23 October 2016

Americas: Tension in Venezuela scales-up Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; social unrest; political violence   In Venezuela, political and

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