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Tuesday, 18 January 2022

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Isolated but unbowed, Ortega begins new term in Nicaragua

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Isolated but unbowed, Ortega begins new term in Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) took office this week for a fourth consecutive five-year term. The sparse attendance at his inauguration reflects Nicaragua’s growing is...

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Surge in mining protests set to test Peru’s Castillo

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Surge in mining protests set to test Peru’s Castillo

Long-running Peruvian mining conflicts intensified between October and December, with protesters forcing an indefinite suspension of operations at the Las Bambas copper mine in the Apurímac region. This came despite the fact that MMG, the C...

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LatestSecurity & Strategic Review

Major security policy changes expected in Honduras under Castro

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Major security policy changes expected in Honduras under Castro

Honduras’ president-elect Xiomara Castro, of the left-wing opposition Partido Libertad y Refundación (Libre), has promised sweeping reforms to demilitarise citizen security and redouble efforts in the fight against corruption aft...

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LatestRegional Report

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Mexico still has one of the world’s highest homicide and crime rates. The left-wing populist government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador claims credit for a recent drop in the murder rate, and there are some signs that ...

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LatestSpecial Report

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As electoral years go 2022 is set to be unusually quiet in Latin America. Those elections that are scheduled to take place, however, are likely to be loud and noisy affairs. The presidential elections in Brazil and Colombia look set to be polarisi...

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