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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.
19 March 2020
Last week in South America, key developments include: increased unrest in Chile; clashes involving the National Liberation Army (ELN) and political killings in Colombia; clashes between armed groups on the Colombian-Venezuelan border; opposition-led protests in Venezuela; continued risk to civilians caught in the crosshairs of fighting between armed groups in Brazil; and continued civil unrest…Read More
12 March 2020
Last week in South America, key developments include: increased unrest in Chile; political killings in Colombia, and a clash between state forces and the Gulf Clan; civil unrest in Guyana following a contested election process; and continued risk to civilians in Brazil caught in the crossfire of fighting between armed groups. In Chile, the number…Read More
4 March 2020
Last week in South America, key developments include: three political killings in Colombia by armed groups; increased polarization leading to targeted attacks in Venezuela and Bolivia; continued violence involving the ELN in Venezuela; continued unrest in Chile; and a sustained strike by military police in Brazil alongside continued risk to civilians caught in the crossfire…Read More