Regional Overview: South America
12-18 April 2020

Last week in South America, key developments include: an increase in the number of demonstrations in Colombia and Venezuela; clashes between members of dissident Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) groups and military forces in Colombia; prison riots in Colombia, Chile, and Peru; intensified Mapuche militia activities in Chile; and protests both for and against quarantine measures in Brazil, as well as continued armed clashes between criminal groups and state forces.…