CDT Spotlight: Demonstrations in Argentina

President Alberto Fernandez’s coronavirus response — and the subsequent economic fallout — has been a driving force behind rising anti-government demonstrations in Argentina. ACLED Research Analyst Adam Miller and South America Research Manager Bhavani Castro track the uptick in protest activity amid the pandemic. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020…

Mali: Any End to the Storm?

Thus far, 2020 has been the deadliest year on record in Mali. A downward spiraling trend has been observed since 2016, following the spread of violence to central Mali amid the emergence of Katiba Macina. In 2017, Katiba Macina was subsumed by the creation of the Al Qaeda-affiliated Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), which gathered…

Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
6-12 December 2020

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, journalists and political activists continued to be the targets of attacks. In Nicaragua, a member of the Mayangna indigenous community was killed by a local militia, while police attacked a human rights activist advocating for indigenous rights. In Mexico, a journalist investigating a homicide was killed…