Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

Rank

85 / 180

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A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. Learn more.

Score

39 / 100

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A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Learn more.

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Perceptions remain unchanged despite progress in the Americas

In the last few years, Latin America and the Carribbean made great strides in the fight against corruption. Laws and mechanisms exist to curb corruption, while legal investigations are advancing and citizen anti-corruption movements are growing in many countries across the region. However, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, the region continues to score poorly for corruption. How can we explain this contradiction?

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Best practices in tax amnesty and asset repatriation programmes

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Investigative reporting celebrated in Latin America

This month, Transparency International and the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad honoured investigative journalists from El Salvador, Venezuela, Brazil and Panama at the 15th edition of the Latin American Awards for Investigative Journalism for their brave work uncovering corruption and wrongdoing.

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Good practice in mitigating corruption risks in the extractives sector

OGP debe priorizar la lucha contra la corrupción en América Latina

Corrupción en ascenso en América Latina y el Caribe

Conversamos con más de 22.000 personas en 20 países en América Latina y el Caribe sobre corrupción. Tomando en cuenta el tamaño estimado de la población de estos países, eso significa que alrededor de 90 millones de personas pagaron sobornos.

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Buenas prácticas para la mitigación de riesgos de corrupción en el sector de las industrias extract

Las personas y la corrupción: América Latina y el Caribe

En América Latina y el Caribe 1 de cada 3 personas pagaron sobornos durante el último año

About 1 in 3 people using public services in Latin America and Caribbean paid a bribe in past year

People and Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean

Corruption on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Transparency International asked more than 22,000 people in Latin America and the Caribbean about corruption in their daily lives. The survey also looks at how institutions are perceived and how corruption has been developing in each country.

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Pablo Secchi
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