Corruption in Latin America: Uruguay is top of the class, Venezuela is the red lantern

Uruguay ranks 18th in the world and shows better results than European nations such as Spain, Portugal, and Italy.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Transparency International, corruption has been entrenched in Latin America for a decade, with little progress and many setbacks in terms of democracy and human rights, which today warned of the exceptional deterioration in Central America.

Transparency International (TI) published Tuesday its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2021, which warns of this evolution in Central America, where authoritarianism is advancing, and the data of the last decade in consolidated democracies such as Chile.

Practically no country can boast of significant improvements in the last ten years of publishing the index. The vast majority have barely . . .

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