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

Population (2010, proj.): 524,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $4,730

Date of Independence: November 25, 1975 (from the Netherlands)

Date of Last Constitution: October 30, 1987


While press freedom is enshrined in the constitution and is widely observed, self-censorship by journalists is also common. There are two daily Dutch-language newspapers and seven radio stations, but television ...

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