Corruption still prevalent in Brazil, says OECD

Brazil’s government should to do more to tackle corruption by empowering public workers to detect and denounce corrupt acts, concluded a recent report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Over the past year, the country has been blighted by a series of corruption scandals, from President Dilma Rousseff’s repeated firings of ministers to an FCPA investigation involving aircraft manufacturer Embraer, ensuring that the world’s attention doesn’t drift from a political hot potato.

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