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Economics Latin America

The United States’ risky investment into Cuba

The United States’ rapprochement with its former Caribbean adversary has shined a new light on a more risky situation for American investors, who are lining up for access to the Hemisphere’s last remnant of the Cold War. America’s reversal on its decades-old isolationist policy…

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Brazil forges anti-Venezuela consensus. Third Spanish election looms. Presidential debates continue. Conservatives take on Brexit. IMF and World Bank meet.

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.

Latin America Natural resources and energy

Crisis in Venezuela – A lesson from Saudi Arabia

Venezuela is hit by a nationwide energy crisis brought on by severe drought, hurting a weak economy that is already suffering from the drop in oil prices.

Latin America Power Brokers

Ministro Dulcidio De La Guardia and Panama: Moving forward

A GRI Power Brokers feature on Dulcidio de la Guardia, Panama’s minister of economy and finance Throughout his tenure as Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio de La Guardia has

International Natural resources and energy

Saudi-Russian deal not a quick fix for the oil crisis

The recent deal struck between Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela to prop up oil prices by freezing production levels at January levels might have a psychological effect on oil

International Natural resources and energy

Presenting the five oil exporters most affected by currency devaluation

Devaluation is the word of the day in oil exporting countries. Whether it is the Nigerian naira, the Venezuelan bolívar, or the Russian rouble, low oil prices are wreaking havoc

Finance International

A primer on political risk insurance

The political risk insurance industry is a $2 trillion industry. What does it do, who are the major players, and how is the industry responding to a looming global economic

International Natural resources and energy

2016: Top five trends in oil markets

The oil industry is facing another tough year ahead. Here are five top trends that will dominate the oil markets in 2016. Oil glut will continue well into 2016 The

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Venezuela’s Congress is inaugurated after surprise landslide victory. Puerto Rico defaults on minor debts. Tech innovators gather in Las Vegas. US releases latest unemployment figures. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Venezuela’s new