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Ecuador

Opposition daily forced to close after liquidators intervene

The opposition daily Hoy has had to close because the authorities have intervened to liquidate the company that publishes it, Edimpres SA. The (...)

Published on 29 August 2014 Read

Honduras

Leading opposition broadcaster facing criminal libel charges

A Tegucigalpa-based high court announced this week that it is ready to hear a criminal defamation action by Sonia Inéz Gálvez, a lawyer married to (...)

Published on 27 August 2014 Read

Colombia

Paramilitaries threaten to kill freelance photographer

Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, a freelance photographer and indigenous rights defender with dual French and Colombian nationality, has been the target of (...)

Published on 26 August 2014 Read

United States

Call for punishment of Missouri police behind crackdown on journalists

At least 15 journalists have been unfairly arrested during the clashes between the police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white (...)

Published on 22 August 2014 Read

Honduras

TV presenter becomes 7th journalist to be killed in Honduras in 2014

TV presenter and radio producer Nery Francisco Soto was gunned down outside his home in Olanchito, in the northern department of Yoro, on the (...)

Published on 19 August 2014 Read

Colombia

Colombian radio journalist gunned down two weeks after protection withdrawn

Radio station director Luis Carlos Cervantes was gunned down yesterday in Tarazá, a town in the northwestern department of Antioquia, two weeks (...)

Published on 13 August 2014 Read

Mexico

Crime reporter gunned down outside his home in Oaxaca state

Newspaper reporter Octavio Rojas was gunned down on 11 August outside his home in San José Cosolapa, a town in the north of Oaxaca state that is (...)

Published on 13 August 2014 Read

Peru

Radio journalist murdered, authorities should not rule out journalism connection

Reporters Without Borders supports the efforts of Peru’s National Association of Journalists (ANP) to ensure that the police do not rule out the (...)

Published on 12 August 2014 Read

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