Co-operative Republic of Guyana
The Co-operative Republic of Guyana has a media landscape comprised of six national newspapers, plus several periodicals, and three television stations – with two of them privately owned. There are no restrictions on internet and about 25%of the population had access in 2008.
However, according to Freedom House, Freedom of the Press 2009 - Guyana, 1 May 2009 the government still holds a monopoly on radio, operating the country's only two stations.
Although freedom of expression and freeedom of the press are both guaranteed by the Constitution, there is not a Media Accountability System (MAS) in place to encourage professional journalistic and media standards.