Country Risk

Violent risks intelligence bulletin - 1 February 2016

01 February 2016


Brazil - 29 January 2016: In São Paulo, 300 taxi drivers protesting against rival Uber drivers allegedly injured an unspecified number of them, vandalising their cars.

Chile - 29 January 2016: Six Mapuche communities urged the government to cancel the environmental permit given to Parque Arauco's Pulpa Textil project in Los Rios.

Colombia - 31 January 2016: Former US 'drug czar' General Barry McCaffrey said he doubted FARC rebels would disarm or cease drug trafficking under current peace talks.

Mexico - 31 January 2016: Media reported 25,000 federal government officials and oil company Pemex workers would be dismissed in 2016.

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