Regional Overview: South America
5-11 July 2020

Last week in South America, key developments include: a slight decline in demonstrations over coronavirus-related issues across the region; continued armed clashes between criminal groups in Brazil; political killings and armed clashes between the military and the National Liberation Army (ELN) in Colombia; demonstrations by logging companies in Chile to demand more security in the Araucania region; and protests in Argentina both for and against the current administration.…

Regional Overview: South America
7-13 June 2020

Last week in South America, key developments include: demonstrations over coronavirus-related issues across the region; demonstrations against government policies in Argentina and Chile; political killings in Colombia and Paraguay; and protests against racism and police brutality in Brazil, as well as continued armed clashes between criminal groups and state forces.…

Regional Overview: South America
17-30 May 2020

Over the past two weeks in South America, key developments include: protests led by health workers around the region; demonstrations over the economic impact of the coronavirus in Argentina, Ecuador, Chile, and Venezuela; political killings in Colombia; demonstrations in Bolivia calling for general elections; occupation of a private mine by local workers in Suriname; and demonstrations against quarantine measures in Brazil, as well as continued armed clashes between criminal groups and state forces.…