Country Risk

Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 12 December 2017

12 December 2017


Colombia – 11 December 2017: Defence Minister Luis Carlos Villegas warned that peace negotiations with the ELN would break down if the insurgent group continued to breach the ceasefire’s terms.

Colombia – 11 December 2017: In a rural area near Tumaco, Nariño, a soldier engaged in coca crop eradication was wounded by an antipersonnel mine booby-trap.

Honduras – 11 December 2017: Media reported that roads country-wide had been blockaded by protesters over alleged electoral fraud in the 26 November presidential election.

Mexico – 11 December 2017: Official data recorded 54,113 reported thefts country-wide during January 2017-October 2017, a 38% increase compared with the same period of 2016.

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