Policy

Political campaign donations in Chile

Today in Chile, there is a huge concern of how (illegal/irregular) campaign donations buy political access and favourable consideration in legislation. Everything started with PENTAGATE scandal: In 2015, the national prosecutor filed charges for hundreds of fake invoices, evaded taxes, falsified statements and illegally financing the electoral campaigns of right-wing parties candidates against the Chilean financial holding company Penta Group (Here is the coverage done by the New York Times).
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