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Topic “Argentina”

Authorities investigate suspicious death of sports journalist at Argentine soccer club


Argentine police are investigating the death of a sports reporter whose body was found in the Racing Club soccer team's swimming pool, a place where a fan club called the Imperial Guard is known to meet, reported the newspaper La Nación. Read more »


Posters condemning radio journalist found in several Argentine cities

height="240"Posters with the face of journalist Jorge Lanata found in cities across Argentina. Source: @juanpmansilla

Agrarian organization tosses reporter out of meeting in Argentina

The Rosario Press Union (SPR in Spanish) condemned an attack on a photojournalist in the city of Rosario, Argentina on Wednesday, Jan. 9, according to a statement published by its Freedom of Expression and Professional Development Commission. Read more »


Protesters throw rocks, injure reporter in Argentina

Protesters outside the city hall of the Argentine city of Córdoba threw rocks at a cameraman and freelance photographer on Wednesday, Jan. 9, reported the website Sin Mordaza. José Escuerdo, cameraman for Canal Doce, and Paul Amiune, freelance photographer were covering the demonstrations over a fare increase for urban passengers, added the website.  Read more »


Lawsuit against journalist dismissed in Argentina

A lawsuit filed by the head of the Argentine Federal Revenue Administration (AFIP in Spanish) against a journalist was denied for the second time, reported the newspaper La Nación. Read more »


Argentine reporter hospitalized after exposure to illegal crop dusting

An Argentine journalist said he should be admitted to a hospital after breathing an airborne pesticide fumigated in a field 50 meters outside the town center of Alberti, B Read more »


Argentine official sues two journalists for over half a million dollars

A lawsuit brought against two journalists by a government official in Argentina sparked outcry from the media, according to the newspaper Clarín. The head of the Federal Revenue Administration (AFIP in Spanish), Ricardo Echegaray, sued journalists Matías Longoni and Luis Majul separately for "damages and harm," added the newspaper. The official asked for almost $275,000 in restitution from each.   Read more »


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