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Ecuador Fifth Power: The Transparency and Social Control Branch

Following 1999 Venezuelan Constitution, Ecuador created two other branches of government in addition to the executive, legislative, and judicial branches: (1) the electoral branch and (2) the transparency and social control branch. This last branch is in charge of fostering … Continue reading

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Transparency and democratic accountability in Brazil

Corruption and lack of transparency are commonly pointed out as two prevailing challenges for those interested in exploring opportunities offered in Latin America. In that sense, the Corruption Perception Index calculated annually by Transparency International is quite revealing.

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