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header1 Issues of concern

  • Extended political clashes between the presidency and Congress since 2017 have heavily disrupted governance, and resulted in an irregular succession of four presidents within three years.
  • Laws meant to protect the land rights of Indigenous groups are weak and contain ambiguities.
  • In part due to major corruption scandals, the judiciary is perceived as one of the most corrupt institutions in the country.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    66 100 partly free