Survey Says: Haiti, Bolivia, Ecuador among most corrupt countries in Latin America

Posted on February 10, 2013 • Filed under: Bolivia, Corruption, Crime, Ecuador, Haiti

According to in a study conducted by Elizabeth J. Zechmaeister, a Vanderbilt professor in charge of the survey that is conducted every two years, told me that the percentage of victims of corruption in the region rose in 2012, but that trend is not uniform across countries.
“The countries that made up the regional average are Ecuador, Bolivia, Haiti and Honduras,” he said. “But in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina we see a decrease of the victims of bribery”. In Ecuador, the victims of bribery doubled in the past two years, from 21 percent in 2010 to 41 percent in 2012. Conversely, in Brazil the figure fell by half, from 24 percent in 2010 to the current 11 percent in 2012, the survey reveals. Read Article

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