Tag: <span>Protests</span>

Instability and security issues in the Latin American region

Background The events of 2019 are again indicative that Latin America is one of the world’s most violent areas. The record number of killings in Mexico, increased armed group activity and protests in Colombia, the overthrow of the government in Bolivia, the Venezuelan crisis and the ongoing turmoil in Chile are just some of the […]

Colombia: social protests and possible security-related challenges

Since 21 November 2019, protests have been held throughout the country against the current government’s employment, welfare and security policies. Demonstrations mostly affect the main urban centres, including the capital Bogotá, Cali, Medellin and Cartagena and have often resulted in acts of violence, vandalism and clashes with the police (that have frequently used force to […]