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BMI View: The election of a new government in Jamaica's December 29 snap parliamentary poll does not change our bearish view of the country's economic outlook. The new government... 2012-01-03

Trinidad & Tobago

BMI View: We do not believe that the expiration of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T)'s state of emergency on December 5 implies an improvement in the country's security situation. Limited... 2011-12-22


BMI View: Guyana faces major political challenges in the medium term. Although the governing People's Progressive Party/Civic won the November general election, earning the presidency,... 2011-12-09

As drug trafficking and violence continue to rise in Central America, we believe that the phenomenon will spread from the 'northern-triangle' region towards both the south and up into... 2011-10-04


BMI View: Political risks are rising in Jamaica, as a weaker global growth outlook, still-elevated domestic crime levels and potential for damaging corruption allegations following... 2011-09-06

Turks and Caicos Islands

The 15-month consultation process between the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Turks and Caicos Islands has finally culminated in a new constitution for the British territory.... 2011-06-20

Puerto Rico

While we continue to believe Puerto Rico's government is making impressive progress on the economic and fiscal fronts, it still faces considerable challenges in tackling rising anger... 2011-06-16

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic's short-term political outlook has deteriorated considerably in recent months as protests, riots and strikes over the rising cost of living become increasingly... 2011-06-14


As Barbados slowly recovers from recession, Barbadian Prime Minister Freundal Stuart is facing a looming debt crisis. While we anticipate that the Stuart administration will regain... 2011-05-20


While President-elect Michel Martelly enjoys a high level of public support, as indicated by his decisive second-round election victory with 67.6% of the vote, he will nonetheless face... 2011-04-21

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