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CPJ, RSF call Colombian authorities to protect threatened journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF in French) called on the Colombian authorities to provide more protection for journalists threatened in the country during the past month, according to statements from both groups.  Read more »


Colombian press group laments poor start to 2013

Colombia started off 2013 with a series of attacks on the press, including death threats against three journalists, censorship at the hands of criminal gangs and the interrupted distribution of a newspaper in the department of Sucre, reported the Press Freedom Foundation, FLIP, in a press release Thursday, Jan. 31.  Read more »


Colombian journalists threatened in drug turf war

The Antioquia Journalism Association, APA, requested protection for some journalists in the city of Medellín, claiming that they are the targets of threats and harassment.  Read more »


Latin American media should work harder to prove its relevancy to the public, experts say

One of the challenges the media faces in its struggle for press freedom is communicating its relevancy to the public, according to some experts at the State of Press Freedom in Latin America forum that took place in Bogotá, Colombia on Tuesday, Jan. 22, reported the newspaper El Tiempo.   Read more »


Television crew threatened at gunpoint in El Salvador after leaving courtroom


Update, 01/24/2013:One of the individuals that allegedly threatened the journalists from Canal 12 has been arrested, said Reporters Without Borders. Marco Antonio Landaverde allegedly pointed his weapon at the Canal 12 news team. Read more »


Two Honduran journalists under threat, warn organizations


Two journalists in Honduras have continued to receive death threats in 2013, according to the Committee for Free Expression (C-Libre in Spanish). Read more »


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