REGIONAL THREAT WATCH: LATIN AMERICA Security Hotspots
IHS Country Risk examines the countries that face some of the most considerable threat over the coming months
The political and security situation will worsen in Venezuela in the one-year outlook as weak international oil prices exacerbate economic contraction – in a country where 96 percent of its export revenues, 25 percent of GDP and approximately half of its fiscal revenues come from the oil sector. Authorities lack contingency plans to deal with the decline of oil revenues and are not making the necessary adjustments to reinvigorate the economy or lift the tight price and foreign . . .