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Church is most trustworthy institution for most Nicaraguans

.- A national poll in Nicaragua has revealed that despite a general distrust of institutions, 70% of Nicaraguans consider the Catholic Church to be the most trustworthy institution in this Central American country.

The Communications Department and the Institute of Polls and Surveys of the Central American University (UCA) presented the results of the poll carried out between June and July of this year.

Respondents were asked what their level of trust was in various institutions, including the federal government, the Church, the Judicial Branch, the Police Force, and the Military among others.

The institutions which received the highest percentages were the Church with 70%, the media (63%) and non-governmental organizations (50%).

Coming in last were the federal government (24%), political parties (17%), and the National Assembly (20%).  The level of trust in the Judicial Branch and the Supreme Electoral Council was very low, at 26% and 30% respectively.


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