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

Population (2010, proj.): 761,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,250

Date of Independence: May 26, 1966 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: October 6, 1980


Guyana's constitutional guarantee of free speech and the press has translated into a relatively free and active media environment. However, in 2008, government withdrawal of advertising contracts from its own ...

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