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While Venezuela is legally a multiparty, constitutional republic, the authoritarian regime usurped control over all branches of government: executive, judicial, legislative, the offices of the prosecutor general and ombudsman, and the electoral institutions. In December 2020 the regime organized parliamentary elections that were rigged in favor of the regime, and approximately 60 countries and international bodies publicly declared the elections were neither free nor fair. The regime took no effective action to identify, investigate, prosecute, or punish officials who committed human rights abuses or corruption.

The overall score indicates that there are severe risks of potential human rights violations in this country. This may also include the tourism sector. Relevant risks for the tourism sector are, e.g.:
  • Trafficking in persons, incl. forced labor
  • Threat of violence against indigenous persons and LGBTQI+ persons
  • Worst forms of child labor
  • Lack of investigation of and accountability for gender-based violence

For better comparability, we have converted the original scores of the indices to a uniform scale of 1-100 (1 most negative, 100 most positive).

In the following table you find these recalculated values and the original score in brackets behind them.

For information and a link to the original index click on "?" in the table.

The Overall Score is the geometric mean of all converted values for each country. It is subcategorized in five risk categories with colour gradations that can be seen in the map.

You can find more details on the methodology here.

30,0/100 (4)
69,1/100 (0,691)
69,3/100 (0,693)
57,0/100 (4,3)
42,1/100 (57,89)
12,5/100 (T3)
26,0/100 (0,26)
23,7/100 (91,6)
14,0/100 (14)
46,4/100 (46,4)
14,0/100 (14)
51,0/100 (51)