Corruption in Haiti

Corruption in Haiti

The problem of corruption in the Haitian society.

The 2014 Corruption Perception Index, which measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in 175 countries across the world, places Haiti as one of the top corrupted countries in the world. A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index on a scale 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The top three countries, with the highest scores in 2014, were: Denmark (92 score), New Zealand (91) and Finland (89). Sudan, Korea (North) and Somalia hold the last three ranks in the list, 172nd, 173rd and 174th with only 11, 11 and 8 scores respectively. Haiti and Venezuela hold the 161st rank jointly with 3 other countries (Guinea-Bissau, Angola and Yemen) and each of them scored 19 points only. Haiti's neighbor Dominic Republic comes 124th in the list with 30 points.

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