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CPJ demands investigation into disappearance of television journalist in Mexico

The Committee to Protect Journalists demanded that Mexican authorities thoroughly investigate the case of a of a television journalist who went missing over two weeks ago. Read more »

Reporter struck on air while covering a protest in Argentina

An Argentine journalist was attacked during a protest against the government of President Cristina Fernández on Thursday, Nov. 8, reported the website Última Hora. Néstor Dib, a television reporter for C5N, was covering the "#8N" casserole demonstration when he was hit from behind, according to the website. Read more »

Municipal elections in Brazil marred by violence against reporters

After a tumultuous first round of municipal elections in Brazil for journalists, who suffered censorship and attacks by candidates or their supporters, the second round elections, which took place on Sunday, Oct. Read more »

Television reporter goes missing in central Mexico

The state attorney of San Luis Potosí reported the disappearance of Mexican journalist Adela Jazmín Alcaraz, a news television host in the city of Rioverde, according to the AFP news agency. Read more »

Bidding to open for two new television channels in Mexico

The federal telecommunications commissioner in Mexico, Mony de Swaan, announced that it was possible to bid for two new television channels before 2015. That year is the deadline to transition television signals from analog to digital in Mexico, according to the news agency EFE. Read more »

Reporter threatened in Ecuador after airing report on drugs and guns in schools

An Ecuadorian journalist claimed she received death threats after presenting a series of reports on drug consumption and carrying guns in schools in the city of Guayaquil, reported the Associated Press. Read more »

Mayor in Honduras orders the closure of cable channel and impedes newspaper circulation

A mayor in Honduras ordered the closure of a television channel and interfered with the distribution of the newspaper El Heraldo, reported the publication.

Roosevelt Avilez, mayor of the city of Talanga, in the center of the country, was accused of buying up copies of the national newspaper El Heraldo that reported the closure of the cable television station Telecentro to keep them off newsstands on Oct. 16, and Oct. 17. Read more »


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