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URUGUAY: Surpasses Chile As Least Corrupt Latin American Country

According to Transparency International’s 2015 ranking regarding the classification of a total of 168 countries by perceived corruption, Uruguay outranks Chile as the least corrupt Latin American country, with Venezuela allegedly…








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El Salvador: Insecurity hampers business environment

Insecurity hampers business environment; San Salvador mayoral candidates debate industrial policy; El Salvador and Guatemala push for customs union Insecurity hampers business environment According to a non-governmental organization, the National…






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El Salvador: Rampant extortion goes unreported

Rampant extortion goes unreported; Sánchez Cerén ranks low among regional leaders; Private sector demands greater role in policy making   Rampant extortion goes unreported Between January 2013 and August 2014, extortion…