Latin America & the Caribbean
Regional Overviews Archive

Our monthly analysis briefs break down the latest data on political violence and protest trends, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring. This archive contains historical releases, including weekly overviews from before 2023.

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Regional Overview: Latin America & the Caribbean
December 2022

2 February 2023

Monthly analysis of the latest ACLED data on political violence and protest trends across Latin America & the Caribbean, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring.

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Regional Overview: South America
26 November-2 December 2022

7 December 2022

Last week in South America, several incidents of violence targeting social leaders and political figures were reported in Colombia, and armed clashes took place in the country’s southwest region. In Brazil, gang-related violence continued unabated. In the Acre state, a resurfaced turf war between drug trafficking groups has challenged state forces and public security policies.…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
26 November-2 December 2022

7 December 2022

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, heightened levels of gang violence continued with attacks against civilians in Haiti and Jamaica and clashes between rival groups in Mexico. In Haiti, alleged members of the Base 5 Secondes gang and allied Canaan gang continued their offensive operations in Cabaret district, reportedly killing around 20…

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