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Corruption: the last promise of politics

By |2018-10-20T17:56:26+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Corruption is not new in Latin American history. Nevertheless, the great difference lies in that corruption is surfacing from democratic regimes and not hand by hand with dictatorships or kleptocracies. Certainly, this is an issue that can appeal to all citizens alike, connecting the individual to the public, a “direct access” between political practices and individual [...]

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Latin America’s corrupt veins

By |2018-10-20T17:47:18+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Unfortunately, Latin America can offer a whole array of corruption cases, according to the stage of interest. Larva corruption, corruption generating international conflict, national conflicts begotten by corruption, opening a more or less deeper gap in society that can build up to civil confrontation, depending on the country under analysis. However, in all cases, as in [...]

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Corruption costs the world $2.6 trillon per year

By |2018-10-20T17:33:05+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Corruption is present in all countries, “rich and poor, North and South, developed and developing”, said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. He suggested the international community work effectively against money laundering, tax evasion and the illicit financial flows that “have deprived countries of much-needed resources,” and that feed further corruption.The poor and vulnerable suffer disproportionately from [...]

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Corruption is a violation of human rights

By |2018-10-20T17:48:37+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

According to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), “corruption is a complex phenomenon that affects human rights in their entirety – civil, political, economic, social, cultural and environmental –,  as well as the right to development; weakens governance and democratic institutions, promotes impunity, undermines the rule of law and exacerbates inequality”. https://www.lanacion.com.ar/2166880-la-corrupcion-es-violacion-derechos-humanos (in Spanish)  

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