Dominican electric grid among region’s worst, analysis - The Dominican Republic has Latin America’s worst electricity infrastructure, according to the Latin Infrastructure Index from Latin Business Chronicle, based in Miami, Florida.

However, its transport infrastructure ranks as the fifth-best in the region.

The Latin Infrastructure Index of 19 countries looks at four key categories and 24 subcategories of infrastructure using data from The World Bank, the World Economic Forum, the International Telecommunications Union and Computer Industry Almanac.

The electricity subindex didn’t include data from Haiti, but shows that the Dominican Republic ranks behind countries like Venezuela, Paraguay and Nicaragua.

Panama tops the infrastructure index, while Chile tops the transport subindex.

Go back | Date: 12 Nov 2010
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