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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 21-27 May

Colombian presidential elections threaten political system. Irish referendum divides country. Barbados goes to the polls. All in The Week Ahead. COLOMBIA: Presidential election threatens to whipsaw the political system This

Latin America Politics

Risk Pulse: Corruption perceptions will impact Latin America’s 2018 elections

Exclusive new data shows that corruption remains one of the biggest problems in the Latin American region – with implications for investment.

Economics Latin America

Trouble in paradise for Barbados?

The underperformance of the economy of Barbados has posed questions about the country’s overall growth prospects. The geographical beauty of Barbados is underpinned by a relatively incorrupt and politically stable

North America Politics

US-Cuba thaw has a long road ahead

President Obama’s decision to re-establish relations with Cuba this week will yield a short-term uptick in bilateral trade, but realization of long-term investment opportunities remain some ways off. Wednesday’s bombshell that