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

Population (2010, proj.): 513,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $2,430

Date of Independence: July 5, 1975 (from Portugal)

Date of Last Constitution: September 25, 1992 (major revision on November 23, 1995)


The country enjoys one of the freest news media systems in all of Africa. Libel cases are few as is harassment of journalists—though ...

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