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Reporter from Veracruz, Mexico, has been missing for two months, says RSF

Sergio Landa. Source: RSF.

A police reporter in the notoriously dangerous state of Veracruz, Mexico, has been missing for 60 days, denounced Reporters Without Borders (RSF in French).  Read more »


Daily News Digest: Investigative Reporters and Editors announces 2012 Award winners

  • Investigative Reporters and Editors announces 2012 Award winners. [IRE]

Haitian editor gunned down; IPI urges authorities to consider his journalistic work as a motive

Photo of the slain editor in chief of the newspaper Haiti Progres, Georges Henri Honorat. Source: Haiti Progres Read more »


Missing newspaper employee found dead in apparent suicide in Mexico


Update: According to the Sunday, March 10 print edition of El Diario, authorities found Campos dead in the city of Aguaprieta, Sonora. They presume the cause of death was suicide.   

"Unofficially, Campos was found hanged inside a hotel room, however, the official cause of death has yet to be determined," reported the newspaper. 

Authorities notified Campos' family of his death on Saturday, March 9.  Read more »


Brazilian crime reporter shot dead, becoming the third killed in 2013

On the morning of Friday, March 8, political journalist Rodrigo Neto was killed in Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, after having received several death threats, which, according to him, were connected to his reporting, reported the newspaper Vale do Aço. Read more »


Authorities remove 45 signs threatening a newspaper along the Texas-Mexico border


Authorities in the Mexican border state of Coahuila had to remove 45 signs and banners threatening the newspaper Zócalo that appeared in several cities across the state on Thursday, March 7, reported the website CNN México. Read more »


Venezuela announces new communication and information system

Venezuela's Information Minister Ernesto Villegas announced on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the establishment of the new Bolivarian Communication and Information System, reported teleSUR. According to the minister, the new apparatus should generate content different from that found in a capitalist culture and strive for "true independence." Read more »



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