29 Oct 2020
Bolivia: Challenging mandate for the new president due to the covid-19 crisis
On 18 October, Luis Arce Catacora of the MAS (Movement Towards Socialism) party won a landslide victory in the general elections. He secured ...
05 Aug 2020
Resurgence of covid-19 infections does not bode well for economic activity
Worrying resurgence of covid-19 infections
15 Apr 2020
Latin America: Region is likely to face a harsh recession, liquidity constraints and deteriorating public finances
Region quickly enacted harsh containment measures
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Turks and Caicos Islands
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05 Dec 2019
Short-term political risk: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Maldives, Mongolia, North Macedonia, Oman
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded three countries (Djibouti, Fiji, ...
06 Nov 2019
Bolivia: Re-election of President Morales fuels unrest while economic challenges loom
Incumbent President Evo Morales – first elected in 2005 – has been declared the winner of the presidential elections that took place at the ...
19 Dec 2017
Bolivia: Removal presidential term limit is likely to keep Morales in power in the medium term
Bolivia's Constitutional Court recently removed the existing two-term limit on presidency and vice-presidency. This decision paves the way for ...
01 Mar 2016
Bolivia: 'No' vote prevents Evo Morales from seeking presidential re-election in 2019
On 21 February, Bolivian voters narrowly rejected a government-sponsored amendment to the 2009 constitution that would have allowed President ...
01 Nov 2014
Evo Morales cruises to third consecutive presidential term
In a general election held on 12 October, incumbent President Evo Morales and his leftist ‘movement towards socialism’ (MAS) secured a ...
01 Jan 2013
Bolivia nationalises two Spanish-owned energy supply companies
President Morales has nationalised two electricity distribution companies owned by Spain’s Iberdrola in retaliation for the Spanish ...