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Ian Boyne | Collaring Corruption

A global public opinion survey on corruption found that 74 per cent of respondents in Jamaica felt our Parliament is corrupt or extremely corrupt, and 86 per cent and 85 per cent felt that the police and political parties were, respectively, corrupt or extremely corrupt. Frighteningly, too, 47 per cent felt our judiciary was corrupt or extremely corrupt.

In another poll, 78 per cent of Jamaicans said they did not trust the Government. These are some of the sobering facts contained in the latest study of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI), which will be officially released this week and which was announced at public forum held on Monday.

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