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Political Risk Roundup: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

Bnamericas Published: Monday, November 18, 2019
Political Risk Roundup: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

A UN envoy urges the government of Bolivia’s self-proclaimed interim president and supporters of self-exiled leader Evo Morales to begin talks to resolve a crisis that has claimed 23 lives.

Meanwhile, Ecuador's national assembly rejected President Lenín Moreno's proposed tax and monetary reforms.  

Venezuela's Juan Guaidó looks to re-spark protests against Nicolás Maduro.

Chile's President Sebastián Piñera for the first time condemns abuses committed by the police during the month-long violent unrest that have rocked the nation. 

And Colombia's President Iván Duque faces his most trying hour, as a national strike called by major unions – driven by discontent over the economy and security – has the potential to turn to mass unrest.  

As some of Latin America's main markets continue to struggle in a turbulent fourth quarter full of conflict and unrest, the following articles offer updates on the current situation in Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile and Colombia.    

Venezuela's Guaidó Urges His Country Back Into the Streets

UN calls for talks to end Bolivia crisis as death toll rises

Ethnic Rifts in Bolivia Burst Into View With Fall of Evo Morales

Ecuador lawmakers reject president's proposed economic reforms

Chile's president condemns police violence after four weeks of unrest

Chile launches new constitution process, likely increasing state’s role in the economy, but draft unlikely before end-2021

Colombia: Duque’s most difficult hour (Spanish)

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