St. Lucia leads press freedom in the Caribbean

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St. Lucia is one of the top-ranked countries in the region and the world for freedom of the press.

The island has maintained a good grade in the Global Press Freedom Rankings by the Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF).

St. Lucia is ranked number one among the 35 nations in the Americas and 12 worldwide.

In the Americas, St. Lucia is No. 1; St. Vincent and the Grenadines, No. 2; Jamaica, No. 3; United States, No. 4; Barbados, No. 5; Canada, No. 6; Costa Rica, No. 7; Bahamas, No. 8; St. Kitts and Nevis, No. 9; Belize, No. 10; Dominica, No. 11; Suriname, No. 12; Grenada, No. 13; Trinidad and Tobago, 14; Guyana, No. 17 and Antigua and Barbuda, No. 18.

Worldwide, The Bahamas is at 29; St. Lucia is ranked 12; St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 21; Jamaica 23; the United States, 23; Barbados, 25; Canada, 26; Belize,33; United Kingdom, 36; Japan, 38; Dominica, 40; Grenada, 44; Spain, 46; Trinidad and Tobago, 50; Israel, 66; Guyana, 70; South Africa, 74; India, 80; Antigua and Barbuda, 82 and Brazil, 91.

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  1. Yeah, but we're not in the list individually, were under the OECS and we're #34.

    http://en.rsf.org/press-freedom-index-2013,1054.html

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