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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Bahamas

Population (2010, proj.): 346,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2000): $15,300

Date of Independence: July 10, 1973 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: July 10, 1973

These Caribbean islands, long a British colony and tourist destination, generally enjoy news media freedom, though there has been a worrisome rise in political pressure on critical reports about government and its ...

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