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Violence Against Journalists
Two women journalists are shot to death in Veracruz; three journalists are murdered in less than a week in Mexico

Family members, colleagues and national and international organizations demand justice and guarantees for a journalism free of violence in Mexico, after the murders of journalists Yesenia Mollinedo and Johana García on May 9, and of columnist Luis Enrique Ramírez, on May 5, all in the same month.

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Press Freedom Violence Against Journalists
Law to enhance protection of Salvadoran journalists stuck in congress while attacks increase

In 2018, the Association of Journalists of El Salvador presented a draft bill for the protection of journalists. After almost three years, the effort was cut short. The initiative was archived when the ruling Nuevas Ideas party took control of the Legislative Assembly. The parties that resumed the discussion at the last minute hold each other responsible for the lack of approval.

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Press Freedom
Colombian journalists commemorate the Day of the Journalist with ‘Unprotected’ report, ahead of 2022 elections

Journalists in Colombia warned that declining working conditions for the press could become more pronounced in 2022, an election year. The Federation of Colombian Journalists (Fecolper, by its Spanish acronym), released a report title “Unprotected on Feb. 9, the Day of the Journalist in Colombia, assessing the state of journalism and the challenges Colombian journalists face.

Agência Tatu: primeira iniciativa de jornalismo de dados do Nordeste quer ampliar cobertura de Alagoas para os outros estados da região. Foto: Orlando Costa
Job Market
The new, impactful and fragile journalism in Northeastern Brazil

The Northeast region is the second most populous in Brazil, but has the lowest GDP per capita. Despite the economic limitations, independent journalistic initiatives are multiplying in the nine states of the Northeast and are capable of having an impact even with restricted resources.

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