Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Rank

93 / 180

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

Score

37 / 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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Three years after the Panama Papers: progress on horizon

The explosive Pulitzer Prize-winning global media project known as the "Panama Papers" turned three years old, and there are many reasons to celebrate.

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Anti-corruption and transparency provisions in trade agreements

Americas: el debilitamiento de la democracia y el auge del populismo

Con una puntuación media de 44 sobre 100 durante tres años consecutivos en el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción (IPC), las Américas continúa sin lograr avances significativos en la lucha contra la corrupción.

Americas: weakening democracy and rise in populism hinder anti-corruption efforts

With an average score of 44 for three consecutive years, the Americas region continues to fail in making any serious inroads against corruption. The number of poor performing countries in the Americas region should come as no surprise given the challenges to the democratic systems and diminishing political rights across North, South and Central America by populist and authoritarian leaders.

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Overview of corruption risks in the judiciary and prosecution service in Panama

Las autoridades panameñas deben garantizar que el ex presidente extraditado enfrente la justicia

Panamanian authorities must ensure extradited former president faces justice

Transparency International pide más acción en el caso Lava Jato

No hay cambios en las percepciones pese a los avances en América

En los últimos años, América Latina y el Caribe lograron adelantos significativos en la lucha contra la corrupción. En muchos países de la región existen ahora leyes y mecanismos para contrarrestar este fenómeno, las investigaciones legales están avanzando y los movimientos ciudadanos anticorrupción han incrementado. Sin embargo, de acuerdo con el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción (IPC) 2017, la región continúa con bajos puntajes.

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?

No Magnitsky sanctions passed against Martinelli; anti-corruption investigations must continue

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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Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Libertad Ciudadana

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Olga de Obaldia
Executive Director

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