Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

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143 / 180

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

Score

28 / 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?

Helpdesk Answer

Procedural reforms in the judiciary to fight impunity

Unearthing corruption risks in mining approvals

From resource-rich West Africans nations, to the mining giants of the Pacific and North America, every time a government signs a deal to allow mining of its natural resources there are corruption risks – no matter where that country is.

Combatting corruption in mining approvals

Helpdesk Answer

International support to anti-money laundering and asset recovery: success stories

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.

Helpdesk Answer

Anti-corruption and transparency provisions in trade agreements

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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