Freedom of the Press

St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis

Freedom of the Press 2002

2002 Scores

Press Status

Free

Press Freedom Score
(0 = best, 100 = worst)

18

Political Environment
(0 = best, 40 = worst)

6

Economic Environment
(0 = best, 30 = worst)

8

Radio and television are government-owned, though managed by a local company. There are some restrictions on access to them by the opposition. Each major political party publishes a weekly or fortnightly newspaper. Opposition papers freely criticize the government. International media are available.