Desde que salió a la luz el escándalo de corrupción en torno al constructor Odebrecht, miles de dominicanos salieron a la calle para denunciar la impunidad y luchar contra la corrupción.
Following the ongoing Odebrecht corruption scandal, thousands of citizens marched against impunity and corruption in the Dominican Republic.
No country gets close to a perfect score in this year's index. A vicious cycle has developed between corruption, unequal distribution of power and unequal distribution of wealth.
Corruption and social inequality are indeed closely related and provide a source for popular discontent. Yet, the track record of populist leaders in tackling this problem is dismal.
The majority of Asia Pacific countries sit in the bottom half of this year’s index.
From the Panama Papers to the Odebrecht settlement, 2016 was a good year in the fight against corruption in the Americas.
The elections held across Africa in 2016 provide a good reflection of corruption trends in the region.