Latin America & Caribbean: press freedom index 2019, by country

This statistic shows the press freedom index in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019, sorted by country. According to this index, Jamaica had the best press freedom situation in the region, with a score of 11.33. Cuba was ranked last, with a score of 63.81.

Press freedom index in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019, by country

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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2019

Special properties

Global index scores ranged from 7.82 (best score) to 85.44 (worst) in 2019

Supplementary notes

According to the source, the indexes are calculated based on the score each country obtains from a questionnaire answered by experts from all over the world, to which a qualitative analysis is added. The greater the index score, the worse the situation is regarding press freedom in a given country.

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