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Latin America Security

FARC deserters put Colombia’s peace process at risk

Colombia faces an immediate danger to peace in the form of demobilising FARC, with the risk of recycling guerrilla fighters into criminal activity looming.

Latin America Security

An olympic challenge in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil’s economic problems could overshadow its Rio Summer Olympics, thereby increasing its political risk.

Latin America Politics

The fate of the Falklands: an uncertain future

As the implications of Brexit continue to unfold, the tiny island chain known as the Falklands has once itself seen it’s British sovereignty questioned.

Latin America Security

What to expect in post-conflict Colombia

Colombia faces new challenges and opportunities after an agreement with FARC. This means integrating old enemies and finding a new role for the military.

Economics Latin America

New push for competition policy in Latin America

Latin America has a chance to reap the benefits of competition policy and anti-trust regulation for economic development and regional integration.

Latin America Politics

Can Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff come back?

Despite poor performance of the interim government, Dilma Rousseff’s chances remain slim. Michel Temer is now seen as the lesser of two evils.

Economics Latin America

Latin America forges ahead on market integration

While the EU has just experienced its first disintegrating blow, Latin America might be on the opposite path towards regional integration, as Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance seek accord.

Latin America Technology and infrastructure

3 Risks facing the expanded Panama Canal

The newly expanded Panama Canal faces serious risks from competitors, climate change, and changes in the shipping industry, which could result in instability.

Economics Latin America

What is next for Latin America’s middle class?

In the aftermath of leftist rule and a commodity boom, Latin American governments now face risks that threaten a still-fragile middle class.

Economics Latin America

Venezuela: Mired in crisis, with no clear path ahead

With Venezuela facing an unprecedented economic crisis, time is running out to enact much-needed reforms and avoid a drawn out catastrophe.