Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Rank

29 / 180

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A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. Learn more.

Score

65 / 100

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A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Learn more.

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Transparencia Internacional presentará nuevo estudio sobre corrupción en Latinoamérica y el Caribe

Media advisory: New survey on corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean launched on 23 September

Americas: weakening democracy and rise in populism hinder anti-corruption efforts

With an average score of 44 for three consecutive years, the Americas region continues to fail in making any serious inroads against corruption. The number of poor performing countries in the Americas region should come as no surprise given the challenges to the democratic systems and diminishing political rights across North, South and Central America by populist and authoritarian leaders.

No hay cambios en las percepciones pese a los avances en América

En los últimos años, América Latina y el Caribe lograron adelantos significativos en la lucha contra la corrupción. En muchos países de la región existen ahora leyes y mecanismos para contrarrestar este fenómeno, las investigaciones legales están avanzando y los movimientos ciudadanos anticorrupción han incrementado. Sin embargo, de acuerdo con el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción (IPC) 2017, la región continúa con bajos puntajes.

Perceptions remain unchanged despite progress in the Americas

In the last few years, Latin America and the Carribbean made great strides in the fight against corruption. Laws and mechanisms exist to curb corruption, while legal investigations are advancing and citizen anti-corruption movements are growing in many countries across the region. However, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, the region continues to score poorly for corruption. How can we explain this contradiction?

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Citizens for a Better Bahamas

P.O.Box: N-3510  
Nassau, The Bahamas

T: +1 (242)-468-6630
E: lemarque.campbell@citizensforabetterbahamas.org
Website: http://www.citizensforabetterbahamas.org


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