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

Population (2010, proj.): 10,225,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $3,560

Date of Independence: February 27, 1844 (from Haiti)

Date of Last Constitution: November 28, 1966 (amended July 25, 2002)

While protected under law, press freedom has been slowly eroding as government shows less tolerance for critical reporting. Attacks on ...

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