Anti-Government Demonstrations in Latin America & the Caribbean: 2018-2020

More than 60,000 demonstrations have been reported in Latin America & the Caribbean from the start of 2018 to the present, including major spikes in anti-government unrest around the region. In this infographic, Research Analyst Curtis Goos reviews key trends from ACLED’s expanded Latin America & Caribbean dataset. For more, see our updated Latin America & Caribbean…

Regional Overview: South America
8-14 November 2020

Last week in South America, demonstrations significantly increased across the region. Tensions increased in Peru following the impeachment of President Martin Vizcarra. In Argentina, anti-government protests were held across the country. Protests against the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic were reported in Chile. In Colombia, farmers protested to demand government support amid an agricultural…

Regional Overview: South America
4-10 October 2020

Last week in South America, demonstrations over coronavirus-related issues continued across the region. Meanwhile, political killings took place in Colombia, and social and political unrest was reported  in Chile and Venezuela. In Brazil, armed clashes continued between armed groups and state forces.  The number of coronavirus pandemic-related demonstration events significantly declined across the region in…

Regional Overview: South America
27 September-3 October 2020

Last week in South America, demonstrations over coronavirus-related issues decreased across the region. Political killings continued to be reported in Colombia, while upcoming elections and referendums increased tensions in Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela. In Peru, protests by indigenous groups were reported. In Brazil, armed clashes continued between criminal groups and state forces. The number of…