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Latin America Is Losing Capacity to Fight Corruption at a Critical Time

June 08, 2020

From the downfall of Bolivia’s health minister to investigations into Panama’s vice president, COVID-19 is not only spreading disease and economic pain, but also corruption scandals throughout Latin America In many ways, this was a foreseen tragedy Months ago, organizations like Transparency International, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OECD Anti-Bribery Group were sounding the alarm about increased corruption risks related to coronavirus emergency spending The need to rapidly mobilize massive resources – procuring expensive medical equipment, rolling out...

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