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Latest Central America Analysis

Risk Summary - Costa Rica - SEPT 2014

Costa Rica's Short-Term Political Risk Rating held steady at 69.4 this month, and we expect it to remain relatively stable in the coming months. Costa Rica's high scores in the 'policy continuity' and 'policymaking' components bolster its overall rating.

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Risk Summary - Honduras - SEPT 2014

Honduras scores last among the 17 Latin American countries for which we compile Short-Term Political Risk Ratings. The country's score is weighed down by its recent propensity toward political...

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Risk Summary - Nicaragua - SEPT 2014

Nicaragua's Short-Term Political Risk Rating held steady at 55.2 this month. That said, we continue to see potential for the expropriation of private land by the Chinese consortium overseeing the...

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Risk Summary - Panama - SEPT 2014

We give Panama a Short-Term Political Risk Rating of 71.9, above both the averages for Central America (56.2) and Latin America (59.7). Panama's rating is bolstered by high scores in the 'policy...

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Risk Summary - El Salvador - SEPT 2014

El Salvador's Short-Term Political Risk Rating (STPRR) held steady at 49.6 this month. This rating incorporates an elevated level of uncertainty as newly-inaugurated President Salvador Sánch...

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