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Media advisory: New survey on corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean launched on 23 September

Public opinion data highlights citizens’ experience and views of sexual extortion and vote-buying

Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide, will release theGlobal Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Latin America and the Caribbean, on Monday, 23 September 2019 at 8:01 CET (Berlin).

The GCB is the largest, most detailed survey of citizens’ views on corruption and experiences of bribery in the region. For the first time, new data on vote-buying and sexual extortion, one of the most significant forms of gendered corruption, will be released.

  • When: Monday, 23 September 2019 at 8:01 CET (Berlin)
  • Where: Global digital launch in Berlin, Germany and national launches across Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • What: The GCB includes public opinion data from more than 17,000 citizens in 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean highlighting what citizens think about corruption in their country, how people are affected by bribery and how they can take action.

Countries surveyed include: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.

Embargoed results are available upon request. Interviews may be arranged in Spanish or English with spokespeople from Transparency International in Berlin or from national chapters in Latin America and the Caribbean.

For more information about the GCB, visit:


Note to editors

Delia Ferreira Rubio, Chair of Transparency International, will be a panellist at the following event and available for interviews:

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Through chapters in more than 100 countries and an international secretariat in Berlin, Transparency International has been leading the fight against corruption for the last 25 years.

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