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Argentine journalist accused of instigating police strike, lootings faces sedition charges

Juan Pablo Suárez, editor of the Argentine digital newspaper Última Hora, faces sedition charges after being accused of helping instigate the police strikes and widespread looting that swept the country last week, newspaper Clarín reported.

Venezuelan president calls for a boycott on four critical newspapers

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro called for a boycott on several national newspapers after accusing them of having distorted the results of the recent municipal elections in the country, the Press and Society Institute informed.

"Digital Tools for Journalists": 2nd edition of Knight Center’s book in Spanish now available for free

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has published its most recent e-book in Spanish, the second edition of "Digital Tools for Journalists," by award-winning Argentine journalist Sandra Crucianelli.

New documentary highlights dangers, government pressures that journalists face in Latin America

Spanish-language TV network Univision has produced a new documentary on the government pressures and dangers that journalists face today throughout Latin America.

State authorities launch joint operation to find missing journalist in Mexico

Authorities in the state of Zacatecas have launched a joint operation to locate a journalist who went missing last Saturday.

Argentina needs transparency laws to replace ineffective public information tools, journalist says

Journalist Juan Carlos Simo, member of the Argentine Journalism Forum (Fopea), sat down with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and talked about transparency in his country and other issues during the 11th annual Austin Forum

Journalist killed in Honduras amidst political tensions, growing violence against the press

A provincial Honduran journalist was gunned down and killed on Dec. 7, Reporters Without Borders informed. Juan Carlos Argeñal, 49, is the third journalist this year to be murdered in the country.

Mexico City police detain and injure journalists during march against president

Protests in Mexico City on Dec. 1-- the first anniversary of the presidency of Enrique Peña Nieto -- led to the detention of one journalist, aggressions against other two and the throwing of rocks against TV station Televisa's headquarters,

Guatemala launches mechanism to prevent violence against journalists

Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina and Vice President Roxana Baldetti announced last week the launch of a plan to ensure the protection of journalists in the country, according to Europa Press.

Journalist’s murder 8 years ago still exemplifies risks and impunity in Guyana, reporters say

In Guyana, journalists avoid putting their names in bylines and media outlets share and publish their original investigative pieces simultaneously to further protect reporters from violence, according to an International Press Institute interview with Julia Johnson