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

Population (2010, proj.): 3,372,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $6,390

Date of Independence: August 25, 1825 (from Brazil)

Date of Last Constitution: November 27, 1966

News media are freer here than in many Latin American nations. Community radio stations were allowed in 2007—there will be some 200 of them eventually. Use of libel laws against journalists remains an issue as ...

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