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Mexico: Harnessing Fintech to Fight Corruption and Promote Inclusive Economic Development

Madeline Paul Though Mexico has emerged as a global contender in technology, industry, and trade, it nonetheless faces a number of economic challenges including corruption, economic informality, and low levels of financial inclusion.  In the past few...

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Prescription for Chaos: Corruption and Mismanagement of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Peru

Photo by Carlos Ruiz Huaman via Unsplash By Camila Fernandez Tovar Latin America has been one of the most affected regions by the pandemic and the systemic corruption from governments has played a key role deepening its...

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Colombia ¿cómo avanza la implementación de un enfoque de beneficiarios finales?

Dos diferentes proyectos de ley que están siendo debatidos en el Congreso de la República de Colombia, aumentarían las posibilidades del país de crear un registro único de beneficiarios finales. En octubre de 2020 la Vicepresidencia de...

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Colombia Steps Closer to Beneficial Ownership Transparency

Two separate bills that are under debate in the Colombian Congress address beneficial ownership, increasingly the likelihood that the country’s policymakers will approve the creation of a beneficial ownership registry. In October 2020, the Vice Presidency of...

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The Road Ahead: Sudan and Anti-Corruption

By Marija Sunjka Sudan became notorious for its corruption under President Omar al-Bashir. The Bashir regime lasted for three decades, before it was overturned by the Sudanese Army following protests in 2019. After Bashir’s removal, he was...

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Corruption, the Perception of Corruption, and Violence: Exploring the Linkages in Mexico

By Andrew Peters Corruption perception, not incidence, is the biggest predictor of violence. Security and corruption are the main concerns of the Mexican public. So what factors lead to violence and corruption? How are violence and corruption...

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Beneficiarios finales: avances en materia de legislación colombiana

Para promover la transparencia frente a los beneficiarios finales (BF), es necesario que los países cuenten con leyes sólidas para luchar contra los delitos financieros internacionales. En octubre de este año, el Congreso colombiano presentó un proyecto...

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Fighting the Good Fight Against Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) In Nigeria

By Ijeoma Nwala During his presidential campaign in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari promised to end all forms of corruption in Nigeria. His anti-corruption fight has received both praise from international governments, like the United Kingdom, which pledged...

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