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El informe Democracias capturadas: el gobierno de unos pocos presenta 13 casos que demuestran cómo las élites políticas y económicas manipulan la toma de decisiones de los gobiernos, con el fin de maximizar sus privilegios fiscales por encima de los derechos y beneficios de las mayorías en América Latina y el Caribe, la región más desigual del mundo.

El informe también analiza 11 mecanismos con los que las élites ejercen esta influencia sobre los Estados, tales como la puerta giratoria, el lobby feroz, el financiamiento partidario, el pago de sobornos y el uso de campañas mediáticas con información manipulada. Entre los casos que ilustran estos mecanismos de influencia desmedida se cuentan algunos paradigmáticos como el de Odebrecht.

The report Captured Democracy: Government for the Few presents 13 case studies documenting how political and economic elites manipulate the decision-making processes of governments to their own advantage and against the interests and rights of the majority in Latin America and the Caribbean, the world’s most unequal region.

The report analyzes 11 mechanisms used by elites to exercise influence over governments, such as the “revolving door,” fierce lobbying, party financing, bribery, and media manipulation. The Odebrecht case, in which several of these mechanisms of undue influence are examined, is one of the case studies featured in the report.

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10.21201/2018.3521

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978-1-78748-352-1

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