Portugal – Novo Banco Standoff Highlights Risks

Relations between the government and the further-left parties on whose support Prime Minister Antonio Costa depends for a parliamentary majority have become testy amid the social and economic strains arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Ostensibly, the Socialist government is still in a strong Read Entire Entry

Ecuador – Not out of the Woods Yet

The second half of 2020 has produced some noteworthy political victories for President Lenin Moreno, whose government has managed to pull Ecuador back from the precipice of sovereign default on which the country stood after losing access to IMF loans and incurring a significant loss of oil income, Read Entire Entry

Coming Soon in Our January 2021 Political Risk Reports

PRS’ coverage of the Americas this month includes an update on recent developments in Colombia and fully revised reports on Brazil, Venezuela, and Chile, which has a busy electoral calendar in 2021. In addition to the regularly scheduled presidential and legislative elections in November Read Entire Entry

INVESTIR – December 2020 Edition

The December 2020 edition of INVESTIR: Insights from the International Country Risk Guide is now available. Opposition side-lined in Nicaragua; Azerbaijan's president gets a boost; Italy's confidence votes; post-election happenings in Cote d'Ivoire; a rosy outlook for Australia; and political risk Read Entire Entry

From the CEO – December 2020

Christopher McKee, PhD, Chief Executive of The PRS Group, Inc.
Dear Clients, Apart from some very impressive market gains, we’ve come to the close of a year that has been loathed almost universally and which has wrought countless sufferings on millions worldwide.  We are cautiously optimistic that 2021 will be a better year. But as we’ve seen in the US Read Entire Entry