10 Mar 2021
El Salvador: Bukele has become the country’s most powerful leader in three decades after his party won a supermajority
In the last weekend of February 2021, El Salvador held legislative elections. The ‘Nuevas Ideas’ (NI) party won these elections by a ...
22 Sep 2020
Short-term political risk: Cyprus (North), El Salvador, Guatemala and Paraguay
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has downgraded four countries (North Cyprus, El Salvador, Guatemala and Paraguay).
Cyprus (Turkish) (North)
20 May 2020
Short-term political risk and commercial risk: Further downgrades due to global recession induced by covid-19 pandemic
As the covid-19 health and economic shock further deteriorates countries’ external liquidity and the business environment on a world scale, ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Cyprus (Greek) (South)
St.Kitts and Nevis
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
Antigua and Barbuda
St.Kitts and Nevis
St.Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Virgin Islands (American)
Virgin Islands (British)
27 Jun 2019
Stronger anti-migrant rhetoric from Trump likely to hit Central American countries the hardest
In the USA, the campaign for the 2020 presidential elections kicked off last week. Trump is seeking re-election and has once again made migrant ...
27 Mar 2019
Country rating updates, Short-term political risk: Congo DR, El Salvador and Timor Leste
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded three countries (Congo DR, Timor ...
Congo, Dem. Rep.
14 Feb 2019
El Salvador: Outsider Bukele’s landslide presidential victory discards traditional party politics
El Salvador became the next Latin American country in line where traditional party politics got penalised by a disenchanted electorate that ...
12 Jan 2018
End of American reprieve from deportation for 200,000 Salvadorians – if implemented – could negatively affect the Salvadorian economy
On 8 January the Trump administration announced that approximately 200,000 Salvadorians will lose their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in ...
26 Sep 2017
How will Trump’s trade protectionism affect Latin America?
Mexico in the firing line
US trade protectionism focuses first and foremost on reducing trade deficits.That’s bad news for the Mexicans. They cause ...
01 Apr 2014
Centre-left candidate wins the presidency, pro-business policies to continue
Current vice-president Salvador Sánchez Cerén of the left-of-centre FMLN party (Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional) won the ...