Public fury at corruption thrusts ‘Slovakia’s Erin Brokovich’ into poll lead

FILE PHOTO: Zuzana Caputova, Slovakian presidential candidate, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Bratislava, Slovakia March 4, 2019. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa/File Photo

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – A year after the murder of an investigative journalist blew apart Slovakia’s politics, a lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner has suddenly surged into the lead to become president on a wave of popular fury at graft. Zuzana Caputova, 45, was given the nickname “Slovakia’s Erin Brockovich” by fellow lawyers for leading a grueling […]

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