Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
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Our weekly analysis briefs break down the latest data on political violence and protest trends, highlighting potential early warning signs for closer monitoring.
4 March 2020
Battles and violence targeting civilians remained high in Central America and the Caribbean last week, while reported fatalities increased in comparison to previous weeks. Indigenous groups continue to be targeted, with reports of attacks against indigenous communities in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. A number of demonstrations around security and access to water were reported elsewhere…Read More
28 February 2020
While gang violence continues in Central America and the Caribbean, this violence has decreased slightly since the beginning of the year. However, the number of demonstration events last week considerably increased in comparison to previous weeks, with large demonstration movements in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, as well as protests in Belize and Martinique. Armed…Read More