Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Haiti has been named the world's most corrupt country

Evening Times:

THE Caribbean nation has come bottom of 163 countries in an annual corruption survey, scoring worse than Iraq, Guinea and Burma.

An international watchdog group said today the impoverished state was worse than last year, when it was third to last ahead of Bangladesh and Chad.

Berlin-based Transparency International's findings are based on businesspeople's and analysts' perceptions of corruption. Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia were not included in the survey for lack of data.

Finland, Iceland and New Zealand tied for the best score.

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