RIGA - Latvia has been stagnating in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index for several years as the country is not successful in combating corruption, said Liene Gatere, head of Transparency International - Latvia.
According to Gatere, the Corruption Prevention Bureau has been quite active lately, but investigations are slow, giving the public a sense of impunity for corruption.
In order for Latvia to rise in the index, the state should also work more on prevention and education of the public so there is less tolerance of corrupt...
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