Judiciaries have, with some exceptions, been a check on leaders trying to concentrate power.
Rule of Law & Anti-Corruption
"There is clearly the incentive for gangs to be infiltrating the judicial system or the security forces," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth to CNN.
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"Fue un año difícil para la lucha contra la corrupción a nivel regional", dijo el vicepresidente de AS/COA en referencia al Índice CCC.
The report "points to a decline in the region's average score for the first time since 2020," writes Reuters about AS/COA's CCC Index.