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  • Guatemala: Protest highlights strength of community activism; particular threat to energy, extractives sectors
  • Ghana: Sovereign risk to remain elevated despite new government’s commitment to IMF programme
  • Poland: Scenarios: Government consolidates nationalist policy shift
  • Libya: Shooting underlines HIGH security risk in capital, growing tensions between rival sets of authorities
  • Azerbaijan: Referendum in disputed territory increases threat of hostilities, violence with Armenia
  • Poland: Rule of law dispute, government’s EU-scepticism likely to prompt occasional tensions, unlikely to escalate
  • Colombia: Explosion in capital does not signal increased security risks for businesses
  • Mid East & N Africa: Two scenarios in which the Iran nuclear deal might collapse
  • Venezuela: Appointment of new mining minister further cements Maduro’s hold on power
  • Burkina Faso: Likelihood of protests, strikes to increase in coming months following minor cabinet reshuffle
  • Azerbaijan: Appointment of president’s wife to key role indicative of consolidation of ruling family power
  • Belarus: Further mass protests over social welfare benefit tax likely; authorities unlikely to react violently
  • Slovenia: Coalition disagreements to persist, government unlikely to fall ahead of next elections
  • Saudi Arabia: Arrests highlight authorities’ success in disrupting militant networks
  • Egypt: Rocket attacks on Israel, reported discovery of missile launcher point to limited effectiveness of counterinsurgency operations
  • South Africa: Price-fixing scandal points to rising reputational risk in financial services sector
  • Kenya: Attempt to dismiss auditor-general signals bid by ruling party to boost electoral prospects
  • Cambodia: Adoption of controversial amendments unlikely to lead to dissolution of main opposition party
  • Brazil: Rise in homicides indicates deteriorating security environment in Pernambuco state
  • Mexico: Tax risk to increase further for multinational companies following Supreme Court ruling

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