Local November 22, 2019 | 3:53 pm

Survey: 87% of Dominican politicians are corrupt

Santo Domingo.-  According to data from the 2018-2019 Barometer Survey of the Americas, released Thursday, 87% of the population indicates that more than half of Dominican politicians are involved in corruption.

“Compared to the region, the Dominican Republic is the third country with the highest perception of corruption,” says the document.

It says that 58.5% of the population thinks that corruption is widespread among public officials and 87% of the population indicates that half, more than half or all politicians are corrupt.

The Barometer of the Americas survey, coordinated by the University of Vanderbilt and the Latin American Public Opinion Project (Lapop), also reveals loss of confidence in public institutions and in President Danilo Medina’s administration.