• Events

    Brazil’s Political Landscape: New Demands, New Actors

    21 October 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Marcus Freitas 
    Professor of International Law and International Relations,
    Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), Brazil 
    Dr Anthony Pereira
    Director of the Brazil Institute, King’s College London
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 21 October 2014

  • Expert Commentary

    Reforma: Ven frustración en destrozos en Guerrero

    16 October 2014.  Reforma interview with Antônio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Security and Development La radicalizaron de las protestas contra el Gobierno de Ángel Aguirre Rivero reflejan la frustración de una sociedad cansada por el abandono institucional en materia de seguridad y desarrollo, afirmó el Instituto Internacional de Estudios Estratégicos (IISS, por sus siglas en inglés) de Londres. "Las manifestaciones son una muestra de la gran insatisfacción hacia el Gobierno local y los vacíos democráticos que no...

  • IISS Voices

    Antonio Sampaio: Despite Rousseff win, desire for change remains strong in Brazil

    06 October 2014.  By Antonio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Security and Development During this presidential campaign, Brazilian voters have witnessed a fight for the post of banner-man or -woman of a wealthier, connected and activist middle class. This socio-economic sector of the population, which has grown by almost 40 million people over the past 12 years or so, has been calling for structural changes to a massive emerging country where economic growth has slowed...

  • Events

    Criminal Threats to Mexico's Energy Revolution

    30 September 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Gustavo Mohar
    CEO, Grupo Atalaya
    Former General Secretary, CISEN
    Juan Carlos Boué
    Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday, 30 September 2014

  • IISS Voices

    Antônio Sampaio: The Evolution of Hybrid Armed Groups

    24 September 2014.  By Antônio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Security and Development An improvised explosive device was detonated near a road as a Colombian police convoy passed by it in the small rural town of Tierradentro, Córdoba department, on 16 September. Seven officers were killed. The scale of the attack was shocking in itself given that it was perpetrated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in the middle of advanced peace negotiations...

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 13: Prospectives

    13 September 2014. 

    The developments tracked in Strategic Survey 2014 suggest that there are a number of broad themes that will shape assessments of possible political change that could have a security and business impact. 

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 4: Latin America

    04 September 2014. 

    Venezuela: Power Struggle
    Brazil: Headed for an Upset?
    Colombia: Santos Re-elected
    Mexico: Reform Agenda
    Chile: Tough Balancing Act
    El Salvador: Cautious Optimism
    Panama: From Allies to Rivals
    Costa Rica: Political Change
    Uruguay: An Unlikely Pioneer

  • IISS Voices

    Antonio Sampaio: What's next for Colombia's peace talks after the election?

    20 June 2014.  By Antônio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Latin America When celebrating his re-election as President of Colombia on 15 June, Juan Manuel Santos chose to wear a pin in the shape of a dove on his lapel and painted the word ‘paz’ (‘peace’ in Spanish) on the palm of one of his hands. He chose the peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) as the single most important issue...

  • Events

    European Strategies for Latin America: Cooperation and Challenges

    19 June 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Mahrukh Doctor
    Senior Lecturer, Political Economy
    University of Hull
    Dr Bettina Trueb
    Manager, Explore Program
    European Union-Latin America and the Caribbean Foundation
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 19 June 2014

  • Events

    Political Crisis and Instability in Venezuela

    05 June 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez
    Fellow, Comparative Constitutions Project, University of Chicago;
    Columnist, El Universal
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 05 June 2014, 12:30-1:30pm

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