Transparency International: The Bahamas least corrupt in region – Loop News Barbados

Posted: January 27, 2020 at 12:18 am

The Bahamas is perceived as theleast corrupt country in the Caribbean region, while Guyana is listed among 22 countries to make significant improvements, according to the Transparency International 2019Corruption Perception Index(CPI) Report.

The perceived level of public sector corruption in 180 countries/territories was measured and tabulatedon a scale from0 to 100, where zero is highly corrupt and 100 very clean.

Transparency International says with a score of 40/100,Guyanais a significant improver on the CPI since 2012, as its government continues to demonstrate the political will to hold former politicians accountable for the misuse of stateresources.

The Bahamas, which is perceived to be the least corrupt in the region, scored 64/100.

Heres a look athow some countries in the Caribbean region performed out of 180 countries/territories.

The Bahamas - ranked #29 with a score of 64/100

Barbados -ranked#30 with a score of 62/100

St Vincent and the Grenadines - ranked #39 with a score of 59/100

Dominica - ranked#48 with a score of 55/100

St Lucia - ranked#48 with a score of 55/100

Grenada - ranked#51with a score of 53/100

Cuba - ranked#60 with a score of 48/100

Jamaica -ranked#74 with a score of 43/100

Trinidad and Tobago - ranked #85 with a score of 40/100

Guyana - ranked #85 with a score of 40/100

(Above photo: courtesy Transparency International)

Globally, New Zealand and Denmark are both perceived to be the least corrupt countries,placing #1 with a score of 87/100, while Somalia placed last at #180 with a score of 9/100.

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