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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.

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Regional Overview: South America
12-18 November 2022

24 November 2022

Last week in South America, Movement for Socialism (MAS) supporters and police clashed with demonstrators for the fourth consecutive week over the timing of the national census in Bolivia. In Chile, multiple incidents of property destruction targeting forestry and construction equipment occurred in the Araucanía and Biobío regions. Meanwhile, in Colombia, armed groups targeted social…

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Regional Overview: South America
5-11 November 2022

17 November 2022

Last week in South America, anti-government demonstrations continued in Peru, while ongoing disagreement over the next national census in Bolivia continued to spark nationwide demonstrations and counter-demonstrations. In Colombia, armed groups carried out deadly attacks targeting social leaders and former rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). In Brazil, violent events involving the First Capital…

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Regional Overview: South America
29 October-4 November 2022

10 November 2022

Last week in South America, demonstration activity spiked in Brazil following the election victory of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva over incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro on 30 October, with Bolsonaro supporters setting up roadblocks on hundreds of major highways across the country across several days. An ongoing dispute over the timing of the national census…

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