From the CEO – December 2021

Christopher McKee, PhD, Chief Executive of The PRS Group, Inc.
Dear Clients, The final weeks of the year usually require us to look to the new calendar and offer some thoughts on what we might see as some of the risks or political undercurrents that might define 2022. PRS has never really offered a formal ‘top ten list’ of geopolitical risks for the Read Entire Entry

Gabon – COP-26 Puts Spotlight on Corruption

President Ali Bongo Ondimba is still in his 60s and shows no sign of a desire to turn over the reins when his current term ends in 2023. Even so, questions about the state of his health have given rise to speculation about a possibly dynastic succession that would see political control turned over Read Entire Entry

Algeria – Turnout Reveals Persistent Discontent

Local elections held this month attracted more voters than the parliamentary elections in June, but turnout was still less than 40%, and the incumbent FLN again lost electoral ground. Perhaps more troubling for President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and the political establishment in Algiers, the big Read Entire Entry

Coming Soon in Our December 2021 Political Risk Reports

PRS’ coverage of the Americas this month includes fully revised reports on Nicaragua and Panama, along with updates on Jamaica, Uruguay, and Ecuador, where President Guillermo Lasso has been bleeding support amid a wave of deadly violence and a loss of credibility resulting from the businessman Read Entire Entry

INVESTIR – November 2021 Edition

The November 2021 edition of INVESTIR: Insights from the International Country Risk Guide is now available. Bolsonaro’s travails continue in Brazil; a shaky start to the new Czech government; anti-corruption parties prevail in Bulgaria’s tally; Cameroon’s worries continue; impressive economic Read Entire Entry