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Loud It Up! CaPRI Says Corruption Laws Ample, But People Remaining Silent

Local think tank, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) has concluded that Jamaica has ample legislation to fight corruption, but says they are of little use without greater involvement from the public.

At a public forum dubbed ‘Loud it Up; Strengthening Integrity Through Innovation’ CaPRI last evening released the findings of its latest study on corruption in Jamaica.

According to Desiree Phillips, research officer at CaPRI, the Jamaican study on corruption reinforced that local anti-corruption laws are not being enforced, and argued that there needs to be a mandatory channel through which corruption information is extracted from the public.

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