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Two suspects in Radio Popular arson attack still on the run

The investigation into the 29 October arson attack on Radio Popular in Yacuiba (in the southern department of Tarija) has made little progress (...)

Published on 9 November 2012 Read


Mayor’s death threats against journalists, risk of anti-racism law being misapplied

Reporters Without Borders calls for a criminal abuse charge to be brought against Percy Fernandez, the mayor of the eastern city of Santa Clara, (...)

Published on 4 September 2012 Read


Third dynamite attack on radio station, striking policemen target journalists

An Oruro-based community radio station owned by a peasant union has become the third local radio station to be the target of a dynamite attack in (...)

Published on 27 June 2012 Read


Journalists caught up in violence of mining dispute and political protests

Two local radio stations in the mining town of Colquiri were attacked with explosives on the night of 14 June and forced to suspend broadcasts, (...)

Published on 19 June 2012 Read


30-month jail term for editor in libel case brought by lawyer

The 30-month jail sentence that a La Paz court imposed on Rogelio Vicente Peláez Justiniano, the editor of the monthly Larga Vista, on 4 March on (...)

Published on 15 March 2012 Read


Residents blockade missionary TV station to prevent takeover by labour union

Residents of El Alto, near La Paz, have organized a blockade of a television station affiliated to a Catholic missionary organization after the (...)

Published on 17 October 2011 Read


Investigative reporter fears for her life, requests protection

Reporters Without Borders joins other national and international NGOs that defend freedom of expression in urging the Bolivian authorities to (...)

Published on 14 September 2011 Read


Electoral law change not enough, concern about draft broadcasting law

Article 82 of the electoral law, which contained controversial provisions affecting the media, was modified at the request of President Evo (...)

Published on 31 May 2011 Read

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