Latin America & The Caribbean

Thirteen countries in this region are rated as having a free press by Freedom House. The rest are rated partly free (15 countries) or not free (5 countries: Cuba, Venezuela, Honduras, Ecuador, and Mexico). In the view of Reporters Without Borders, only Costa Rica and Jamaica deserve the highest rating among the countries of this region (“good situation”). Mexico, Colombia, and Venezuela are considered to be in difficult situations, and Cuba is in a very serious situation.