AQ Podcast: What Happened To Anti-Corruption Efforts In Latin America

By AQ Online

A conversation on why anti-corruption investigations across the region seem to have lost steam.

In the 2010s, corruption investigations dominated news headlines in Latin America, from Lava Jato in Brazil to La Línea in Guatemala. Nowadays, prosecutors, activists and journalists across the region continue their work of holding powerful politicians and business leaders to account, but they face a more difficult environment. That's the conclusion of the fifth edition of the Capacity to Combat Corruption (CCC) Index, produced by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas and Control Risks. In the episode, Geert Aalbers, a partner at Control Risks, explores some of the reasons for this....

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