Corruption still a major problem in Brazil -perceptions index

In Brazil, after nearly two decades of left-leaning governments under Presidents Lula da Silva, Dilma Rousseff, and Michel Temer, corruption has indeed become part of the culture.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  According to a survey conducted by Transparency International and released in the early hours of Tuesday (25), Brazil has dropped two places in the world ranking of corruption.

Among 180 countries surveyed, Brazil ranked 96th in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) last year. In 2020, the country was ranked 94th. The better the position in the ranking, the less the country is seen as corrupt.

On a scale of 0 to 100 points, Brazil scored 38 points - the third-worst result in the historical series and the same result as in the last edition.

Brazilian performance . . .

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