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Photographers gather in Mexico City to support family of murdered colleague

Photographers from around the world donated their work to support the family of photojournalist and colleague Rubén Espinosa who was killed almost three months ago in Mexico City.

Colombia’s El Tiempo is the most followed Latin American newspaper on Twitter

Newspapers from Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela are pulling in the highest numbers of Twitter followers for major dailies in Latin America.

Media executives and journalists at IAPA assembly catalogue censorship in the Americas

Unsolved murders, violent government repression, oppressive anti-media laws and the ever-increasing ties between big money and big government were among the issues of debate at the 71st General Assembly of the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA).

New communications minister calls for less funding of state-owned media in Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago’s new communications minister told a group of Caribbean journalists that too much government money was being used to finance state-owned media companies in his country.

Brazilian, Colombian and Costa Rican journalists win global investigative journalism award

The transnational investigative journalism series "Império das Cinzas" (“Empire of Ashes”), about illegal cigarette trafficking in South America, was announced winner of the Global Shining Light Award on Oct. 10.

Festival remembers García Márquez's impact on journalism, showcases investigative successes of today’s reporters

Latin American journalists gathered in Colombia last week to commemorate Gabriel García Márquez’s impact on the profession and share how their reporting is fighting corruption in the region.

Instagram account offers new lens on life in Latin America

From one day to the next, followers of the Instagram account Everyday Latin America can travel virtually from Paraguay to Costa Rica to Mexico and beyond.

New reporting program trains journalism students to cover US-Mexico border

A new journalism program at a U.S. university is seeking to train young reporters to cover that country’s border region with Mexico.

Database shares research and methods of investigative reporters from Latin America

Latin American journalists now have a tool that allows them to discover the best published journalistic research and articles in the region. The tool is known in Spanish as the Banco de Investigaciones Periodísticas (BIPYS), a database of journalistic investigations created by the Press and Society Institute (IPYS for its acronym in Spanish), which has been open for public access since July 6 through a paid subscription.

"We journalists cannot find the reason why they're killing us," says Veracruz reporter living in asylum

When Miguel Ángel López Solana received the news on August 1 that fellow journalist Rubén Espinosa had been murdered in Mexico City, the entire nightmare that had forced him to escape from Veracruz four years earlier came back to him.