Despite stronger anti-money laundering regulations in Latin America, many countries show little evidence of efforts to enforce the law. In some cases, however, enforcement is turning into a new and powerful political tool.
Andrés Schipani explains what’s happening in Bolivia in his story Law, a Large-Caliber Political Weapon in Bolivia’s Fight Against Money Laundering. This is part of a series about money laundering and corruption in Latin America, published in the recently launched Global Integrity Report: 2010.
Image: Miguel Saavedra.