CUSTOMS officers are to be forced to carry special pens, with a hidden camera and voice recorder, in a crackdown on corruption in Bolivia.
She explained that the voice recorders will remain active during all working hours, reports the BBC.
The authorities said officials would be selected randomly to have the recordings in their devices checked.
The Bolivian Customs Department, with more than 1,000 employees, is seen as one of the most corrupt areas of the government in the South American country. It is supposed to control all import and export, including the sale of valuable mineral resources.
But the Bolivian Economy Ministry estimates smuggling costs the country up to £250,000 in lost tax revenue. –BBC