27RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The spread of Covid-19 in Latin America is fuelling corruption in its various countries, ranging from price inflation to cases of economic exploitation and connections between unscrupulous politicians and entrepreneurs.

The finding is reported in an article published May 27th by the Associated Press (AP), which analyzes virtually all Latin American states, with a reference to Brazil, the second country in the world in terms of number of cases of the novel coronavirus, behind only the United States.

According to AP, the Brazilian police have set up a task force to investigate pandemic-related crimes . . .

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