Guyana continues slide in TI corruption ranking

Guyana has slipped further down the Transparency International (TI) Corrup-tion Perception Index (CPI) after scoring an unflattering 27 out of 100 points following its assessment for this year.

The country’s ranking of 136 from a list of 177 countries was announced by the Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc (TIGI) yesterday at the Pegasus Hotel, where it was also revealed that Guyana placed 28th out of the 32 countries in the Americas and is the worst performer for all Caribbean countries with the exception of Haiti.

By contrast, Barbados scored 75 points, the highest in Caricom; The Bahamas 71; St Lucia 71; Trinidad and Tobago 38; and Jamaica 38.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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