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Experts get it wrong again: Castro Kingdom ranked as only moderately corrupt

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According to the recently-released 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index Castrogonia is relatively free of corruption, with an emphasis on "relatively."

The Index describes itself as follows: "Based on expert opinion, the index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in countries worldwide, scoring them from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean)."

We all know what kind of "experts" deal with Castrogonia.  What we don't know is how corruption is defined or measured.

Cuba is given a score of 46, which places it at number 63 on a list of 175, right between Slovakia and Ghana.  It is the same score as Saudi Arabia.  This means that nearly two thirds of the countries on the list are classified as more corrupt than Cuba.  First place --the least corrupt -- is a tie between Denmark and New Zealand.  Last place (most corrupt) is shared by North Korea, Afghanistan, and Somalia.

So it goes, on and on, ad nauseam: "experts" distort the reality of Castrogonia.  The Castro dynasty exults in its success.  Laughable.  Predictable.  So, so sad....

For an interactive map and a download link to the Corruption Perceptions Index report go HERE.

fidel-raul

1 comment to Experts get it wrong again: Castro Kingdom ranked as only moderately corrupt

  • asombra

    The habit of taking what Castro, Inc. says about itself and Cuba at face value is old and ingrained. It is, of course, utterly disreputable to do so, but people are going to believe what they want to believe, certainly as long as they can get away with it.