Honduras is lagging behind its peers on most IPI components except fiscal transparency. With 75% of the population in the informal economy and a tightly captured state intent on managing elections and channeling resources to cronies, the country’s anticorruption has been mostly steered from US and the international community. Despite some civil society action, the number of enlightened citizens is small and no critical mass with a good governance program is likely to become empowered anytime soon.
Selected trends from the Public Integrity Index
Trends in Judicial Independence, Administrative Burden, Freedom of the Press over the past 13 years