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More reporters killed for their work in Brazil than anywhere else in the Americas, says CPJ

After the killing of three journalists, Brazil has the highest number of deaths related to practicing journalism in the Americas this year, according to research conducted by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), reported the website Terra. Read more »

Missing journalist found dead in Ecuadorian tourist town

Ecuadoran journalist Luis Arnoldo "Noro" Ruiz was found dead with a gun shot wound to the head on Monday, Sept. 3, in the coastal tourist city of Playas, Guayas, reported the newspaper El Universo. According to the newspaper, police said rigor mortis suggested the journalist was killed on Sunday, Sept. 2. Read more »

Honduran police spokesman shot to death

A spokesman for the Honduran police was shot to death on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, according to La Prensa Gráfica. Read more »

Brazilian Newspaper Association issues special alert due to increasing violence against journalists

The killings of 12 Brazilian journalists between August 2010 and July 2012 prompted the National Association of Newspapers (ANJ in Portuguese) to announce a "special alert," reported the news agency EFE. The alert was announced during the opening of the 9th ANJ Congress, on Monday, Aug. 20, in São Paulo. Read more »

Article 19 denies that killings of Mexican photographers linked to freedom of expression

The freedom of expression organization Article 19 said that the recent killing of two Mexican photographers was not necessarily an attack against freedom of expression, according to a statement published on Monday, Aug. 20. Read more »

Bodies of two Mexican photographers found dismembered

The dismembered bodies of two Mexican photographers were found inside a vehicle on the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 19, on a highway in the central state of Michoacán, reported the newspaper El Universal. Read more »

Honduran journalist shot to death

Another Honduran digital newspaper journalist was shot to death on Friday, Aug. 10, reported the Center for Informative Reports of Guatemala (Cerigua in Spanish). Read more »


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