Transparency International has published its annual Global Corruption Barometer covering more than 100 countries. And it shows that the problem is on the rise in nations across the world.
Transparency International (TI) has found that a majority of countries in the world can be called corrupt, with a clear link between high levels of corruption and little protection of the media and civil society groups.
Multi-national corporations colluding with corrupt officials are shielded by a lack of transparency, a new report says. These unscrupulous practices are exacerbating poverty, the document adds.
Corruption, economy of scarcity, mass demonstrations. A new study shows that democracy is losing popularity in Latin America. Disillusion is at its worst in Brazil and Guatemala.
Water power is the largest renewable energy source in the world, but some plants are running out of water due to severe droughts. Is climate change jeopardizing the future of hydropower plants?
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