Our top 5 anti-corruption news stories – March 2020

Our top 5 anti-corruption news stories – March 2020

Corruption and the coronavirus in Latin America. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect more and more countries, thirteen Transparency International chapters across Latin America published guidance that will help governments in the region stop critical emergency funds being lost to corruption.- Transparency International   25 Essential anti-corruption provisions to include in the covid-19 US response. Transparency International U.S. called on Congress to ensure that government contracts go toward fighting the virus and are…
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Cifras de corrupción en Perú 6/6

Cifras de corrupción en Perú 6/6

S/ 12.974 millones nos costó a todos los peruanos la corrupción en el año 2017, según el reporte de corrupción de la Defensoría del Pueblo. Dicho cálculo se realizó en base a estimaciones del Fondo Monetario Internacional que concluye que el costo anual de la corrupción alcanza casi el 2% del PBI mundial. https://www.defensoria.gob.pe/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Reporte-La-Corrupcion-en-el-Peru-N-2.pdf https://cnnespanol.cnn.com/2017/05/12/peru-pierde-10-millones-de-dolares-todos-los-dias-por-cuenta-de-la-corrupcion/
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Sandra Orihuela interviewed for The Washington Post article

Leaked calls reveal systemic corruption in Peru’s judiciary, sparking flurry of resignations By Rebecca Tan July 20, 2018 A set of secretly recorded phone conversations between high-court officials in Peru has revealed widespread corruption in the judicial system’s top ranks, sparking a flurry of dramatic resignations this past week. The conversations feature five main officials — the chief justice of the Superior Court of Callao, a Supreme Court justice and three members of the…
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