[www.inewsguyana.com] – Guyana has again been listed among some of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to a 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index published by Transparency International (TI).
Guyana secured a corruption index of 30 and ranked 124 in the 2014 report, up from an index of 27 in 2013 and a ranking of 136.
This year’s index includes 177 countries. The score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0-100.
Zero (0) indicates that a country is perceived as highly corrupt while 100 is perceived as very clean.
Haiti has been listed as the most corrupt Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, having secured a ranking of 161 with an index of 19.
Meanwhile, Barbados ranked 17 with an index of 74 while Jamaica and Trinidad both secured a ranking of 85 with an index of 38.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines secured a ranking of 29 with an index of 67.