Translation of whistle-blower in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈ(h)wɪsəl ˌbloʊ(ə)r/


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    persona que denuncia la existencia de prácticas ilegales, corruptas etc dentro de su organización
    • Nurses also may not report other nurses for fear of being perceived as snitches or labeled as whistle-blowers.
    • They're trying to put in measures to help whistle-blowers point out wrongdoing at the United Nations without losing their job.
    • Meet the new target for whistle-blowers and conspiracy theorists: big business.
    • He indicated his information came from FDA whistle-blowers.
    • Tayside Police admit the whistle-blower's inside knowledge shows he has to be a high-ranking officer - at least an inspector and probably a superintendent.
    • They received information from a whistle-blower, reported the story, and protected their source.
    • It is important for governments to take a firm stand against corruption and to protect both whistle-blowers and the media that report on corrupt practices in government.
    • In many cases, the killed journalists were well-known whistle-blowers whose public exposis of graft, corruption and other wrong doings embarrassed powerful people.
    • But we would also urge whistle-blowers, and those with knowledge of corrupt practices, to forward their complaints to the Office of the Ombudsman.
    • They appear to be whistle-blowers calling attention to governmental wrongdoing, and, though speaking anonymously, have little in common with the officials who fill the sails of the press corps with their wind.
    • ‘However, our success rate will increase dramatically if courageous whistle-blowers continue to ensure that all culprits are reported,’ he said.
    • However, our dilemma is compounded by a peculiar trait of our society; far too many people despise whistle-blowers, as much or more than persons who commit crimes.
    • Instead of being lauded as a whistle-blower, he was impugned as a criminal.
    • Scheme auditors and actuaries will have to act as whistle-blowers and tell Opra if they think something is wrong.
    • If the chief executive officer or financial director are corrupt, it is extremely difficult to flush out the liars and cheats, unless there is a whistle-blower.
    • The point of protecting whistle-blowers is to protect them from recrimination.
    • Sherron Watkins is the woman that brought the Enron scandal to light, but would-be whistle-blowers in the federal government can't seem to get their complaints heard.
    • The real whistle-blowers and heroes here are those who understood this point and got word via the press to the American public.
    • Concern that doctors and other health workers were too afraid to blow the whistle on colleagues led to the setting-up of a new early warning system designed to enshrine the rights of whistle-blowers.
    • And that the real heroes, as Time magazine suggested a couple of years ago with its ‘People of the Year’ issue, are the so-called whistle-blowers.