Latin America & the Caribbean
Regional Overviews Archive

Our monthly analysis briefs break down the latest ACLED data on political violence and protest trends around the world, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring.

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Regional Overview: South America
2-8 October 2021

13 October 2021

Last week in South America, opposition-affiliated Bolivian coca leaf growers stormed the Departmental Association of Coca Producers (ADEPCOCA) market in La Paz, retaking control of the market after a week-long dispute. In Argentina, a Mapuche Indigenous group set fire to a road department camp on a highway in the Río Negro province. Likewise, in Chile,…

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Regional Overview: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
2-8 October 2021

13 October 2021

Last week in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, attacks against Indigenous communities and social leaders increased while levels of demonstrations remained high. In Nicaragua, armed settlers attacked members of the Maygnas indigenous community, killing one Indigenous man while another three were reported missing. Violence against members of the Nicaraguan political opposition intensified last week,…

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Regional Overview: South America
25 September-1 October 2021

7 October 2021

Last week in South America, armed clashes between state forces and organized criminal groups, as well as between criminal groups, continued to be reported in Brazil. In Paraguay, farmers and indigenous groups demonstrated against a bill that increases the criminal punishment for private property occupations, while attacks against political candidates increased ahead of municipal elections.…

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