More than half of all citizens in Latin America and the Caribbean think corruption is getting worse in their country. But a majority also believe that ordinary people can make a difference in eradicating the region’s most pervasive issue.
On September 1, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) delivered his first summary of the country address. But AMLO’s Fourth Transformation—an ambitious political project to transform Mexico—seems to be falling short in addressing the country’s challenges, both nationally and internationally.
Boricuas have taken to the streets to express their frustrations and demand the resignation of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló. After a series of leaked vulgar texts and corruption scandals, Puerto Ricans have demanded and gotten accountability from their governor.
The act, introduced by three prominent voices for Latin America in Congress, demands State reunify the 2,342 migrant children separated from their parents. It also addresses the root causes of the flow.
A new report reveals that, on average, illicit finance for a governor’s election is ten times higher than legal funding. Most of that money goes to buying votes and comes at a cost of political favoritism, sometimes to criminal groups.