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

Population (2010, proj.): 6,460,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,710

Date of Independence: May 14, 1811 (from Spain)

Date of Last Constitution: June 20, 1992


This South American nation has a constitution guaranteeing press freedom though numerous loopholes provide a means for government intimidation of news media. Attacks on journalists are common and so is self-censorship. ...

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