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

Population (2010, proj.): 2,240,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $9,920

Date of Independence: August 21, 1991 (from the Soviet Union)

Date of Last Constitution: February 15, 1922


This Baltic nation enjoys the press freedom common across most of Europe. Print and broadcast media are private, diversely held, and competitive. There are four national television channels, two government and two ...

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