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In 2015 Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet responded to public outcry over a number of scandals by creating an advisory council tasked with taking aim at corruption. We spoke with the former chair of that council, Eduardo Engel, to learn about progress in Chile’s ongoing efforts to enact reforms and prevent corruption in the public and private spheres. That’s the focus of this edition of  Wilson Center NOW.

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The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin America Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more