Brazil Drops to 96th in Corruption Perception Index

The perception that little is being done to curb corruption even after the Lava Jato Investigations led the country to drop by seventeen positions in the index.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil fell seventeen positions to 96th place in the Corruption Perception’s Index (CPI), according to Transparency International. The country is now tied with countries such as Colombia, Indonesia and Panama, and below countries such as Burkina Faso, Rwanda and Saudi Arabia.

The index released worldwide on Wednesday (February 21st) by the organization, which is the leading organization dedicated to fighting corruption around the world, stated . . .

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