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

Population (2010, proj.): 6,194,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $2,850

Date of Independence: September 15, 1821 (from Spain)

Date of Last Constitution: December 20, 1983

Freedom of the press is a part of the constitution and is generally observed, though courts can and do limit access to government information. Self-censorship is common; attacks on journalists are not. ...

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