The Argentine newspaper La Capital, based in the city of Rosario, said that one of its journalists received anonymous threats, apparently related to the journalist's investigations into the drug trafficking of ephedrine.
The young man who confessed to killing Colombian journalist and political leader Argemiro Cárdenas Agudelo on March 15 was sentenced to 21 years in prison by a Colombian court in the city of Pereira, reported the newspaper El Tiempo.
A Colombian journalist received a death threat by a fan of the soccer club Deportes Tolima for publishing a photograph where the fan appeared in a quarrel inside a soccer field after a game.
Online courses and webinars, workshops, conferences, e-books, a news blog and direct assistance to journalists' organizations have been offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas during 2011.
The non-governmental organization Foro Penal Venezolano wrote a letter to the High Commissioner for Human Rights requesting the United Nations organization send an observer to Venezuela to monitor the case of jailed editor Leocenis García.
Colombian journalist Hollman Morris, who started the investigative television program Contravia in 2003, was awarded the International Nuremberg Human Rights Award on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Nuremberg, Germany.
Fátima Souza, a Brazilian police reporter for Rede Record, was expelled from an interview with a municipal leader in Franco da Rocha in the state of São Paulo on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Brazilian journalist Marcos Antônio Moreira, owner of Super Site Good, was ordered to pay damages of over $12,000 (BR$ 21,800) to the ex-inspector general of justice for the state of Mato Grosso, Orlando Perri, reported MidiaNews.
Guilherme Russo, Middle East special correspondent for the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo, was injured while covering confrontations between the Israeli army and Palestinian protesters in the refugee camp Qalandiya.
A court in Rio de Janeiro sentenced ex-soccer player Ronaldo Fenômeno to pay $5,400 in damages to a photographer, José Aveline Neto, reported the site SRZD. The athlete can appeal the decision, EFE added.