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  • Mexico: Blockades in Michoacán state underline extensive presence of organised criminal groups
  • Colombia: Protests, riots in Buenaventura signal growing anger towards government, police
  • Ecuador: Contract risks to rise following government’s decision to begin terminating BITs
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Further unrest likely in coming weeks following clashes between police, demobilised rebels in Bouaké
  • Gabon: Contract risk to remain stable despite potential oil code revision, recent sector reshuffle
  • Brazil: Impeachment request underlines president’s eroding credibility, heightened political instability
  • Honduras: Incumbent remains favourite despite forging of opposition alliance, selection of unity candidate
  • Botswana: Tax incentives to remain in place despite IMF recommendation
  • Kyrgyzstan: Confirmation of main party’s presidential election candidate to drive political manoeuvring; instability risks rising
  • Yemen: US operation highlights continued intent to target al-Qaida in Yemen
  • South Africa: Explosion at mining shaft highlights threat posed by illegal syndicates
  • Tunisia: Unrest, disruption to oil facilities in south unlikely to abate
  • Namibia: Stand-off at district meeting underscores growing ruling party tensions ahead of elective conference
  • United Kingdom: Suicide bomb attack on entertainment venue underlines persistent LOW terrorism risk
  • Iran: Business environment to improve slightly during president’s second term
  • Cambodia: Political violence risks to remain elevated during campaigning, voting for 4 June local elections
  • Mid East & N Africa: US president’s speech affirms strong relations with Gulf Arab states, antagonising of Iran
  • Nigeria: Oil industry strike highlights likelihood of further labour unrest during economic downturn
  • Brazil: Risk of unscheduled government change rising despite president’s refusal to step down
  • Papua New Guinea: Party’s withdrawal from ruling coalition ahead of polls unlikely to increase political instability

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