Guyana ranks low on TI’s 2014 Corruption Index

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Capture[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 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International, measures the perceived levels of public-sector corruption in a given country. hh

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.

 

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