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  • AKE Ones to Watch: 19 June 2017
    Americas: US partially rolls back policy changes towards Cuba Sectors: all Key Risks: economic; reduced foreign investment A new chapter in Cuba-US bi...
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    19 June 2017
  • Cuba: A frontier economy in crisis
    Date first published: 08/06/2017 Key risks: slow growth; sovereign payment Key sectors: tourism; agriculture 1950’s Havana was a city of giant cas...
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    14 June 2017
  • AKE Ones to Watch: 12 June 2017
    Americas: Temer survives key threat to his presidency; more to come Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption fallout On...
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    12 June 2017
  • Libya: The deep roots of Libyan militancy
    Date first published: 30/05/2017 Key sectors: energy; utilities; foreign investment Key risks: terrorism; civil unrest; political violence The 22 Ma...
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    07 June 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 5 June 2017
      Americas: FARC disarmament could be further delayed; peace process unlikely to be derailed Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency; polit...
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    05 June 2017
  • Ecuador: Lenin Moreno’s turn?
    Date first published: 25/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political stability; governability; corruption fallout ‘I am a pre...
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    31 May 2017
  • Côte d’Ivoire: After the mutiny
    Date: 18/05/2017 Key sectors: cocoa Key risks: military mutiny; budget deficit; muted economic growth On Friday 12 May, soldiers fired shots into th...
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    24 May 2017
  • AKE Ones to Watch: 22 May 2017
    Americas: embattled President Temer fights for survival Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; corruption fallout In Brazil, Pre...
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    22 May 2017
  • AKE online training featured in New York Times
    Europe Beckons, but Security Consultants Urge: Be Prepared Favorable exchange rates between the dollar and both the euro and the pound, along with exp...
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    22 May 2017
  • Moon’s rise turns tide against chaebol
    Date first published: 09/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: reform; political gridlock On 9 May liberal candidate Moon Jae-in emerged victor in So...
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    18 May 2017
  • Ones to Watch: 15 May 2017
    Americas: disruption expected as teachers protests across Mexico Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; commercial damage; disruptive blockades In Mexi...
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    15 May 2017
  • Eastern Caribbean: A successful monetary union?
    Date first published: 02/05/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: slow growth; sovereign default There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, that before the est...
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    10 May 2017