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Risk Summary - Panama - FEB 2015

Panama's Short-Term Political Risk Index score of 71.0 reflects a high level of security stability and policy continuity. While new President Juan Carlos Varela has introduced small changes to Panama's previous pogrammes, on the whole he has not deviated from Panama's long-term policies. Further, while a modest uptick in narcotrafficking activity may pose problems in the future, it has not yet...

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Risk Summary - Guatemala - FEB 2015

Guatemala's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) score of 47.5 is considerably below the regional average of 65.0 for the Latin American and Caribbean region. Each sub-component is significantly...

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Risk Summary - El Salvador - FEB 2015

On the whole, El Salvador ranks just 14th of 17 Latin American countries in our Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) and is weakest in its 'security' index where it is tied with Honduras for the...

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Risk Summary - Costa Rica - FEB 2015

Costa Rica's 'social stability' sub-score, while slightly above the Latin American and Caribbean average, weighs on Costa Rica's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) score of 69.4. However...

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