Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Mexico
Population (2010, proj.): 110,645,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $9,400
Date of Independence: September 27, 1821 (from Spain)
Date of Last Constitution: February 5, 1917
Mexico's ongoing battle with drug cartels has limited news media freedoms, increased harassment of (and substantial violence against) journalists (with little government action in response), and led to more ...