The OAS Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression reports that there is no Rule of Law is these countries, nor safeguards for journalists.
“The charges against Carlos F. Chamorro, one of Nicaragua’s leading journalists, show that Ortega aims to silence critical voices at all costs,”
“Mexico’s ongoing wave of brutal slayings of journalists has claimed another victim,” said Jan-Albert Hootsen, CPJ’s Mexico representative.
Three unidentified men abducted Montaño, a freelance investigative reporter, as she attempted to board a public bus in a suburb of Toluca.
Mexican authorities must immediately act to protect news anchor Azucena Uresti and investigate death threats against her.
The Committee to Protect Journalists urged Mexican authorities to immediately and credibly investigate the killing of reporter Ricardo López.
Authorities have disrupted internet access in the country, and police have detained at least seven journalists, according to news reports…
Report on violations of press freedom includes 44 denunciations in June & warns that the government tries to impose an “information blackout”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s personal lawyer Frederick Wassef sent a lengthy threatening text message to journalist Juliana Dal Piva.
El Salvador’s government has expelled prominent Mexican journalist Daniel Lizárraga after he led investigations into corruption for El Faro.