Venezuelan officials released German journalist Billy Six on March 15 after he spent four months in detention.
The Foundation for New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI, for its initials in Spanish) opened applications for the 2019 Gabo Awards, which recognize the best journalistic works in Ibero-America.
A U.S. immigration judge has again denied asylum for a Mexican journalist who fled his country a decade ago out of fear for his life.
U.S. journalist Cody Weddle is expected to be deported from Caracas, Venezuela after nearly 12 hours in detention with military counterintelligence.
Venezuelan journalist Mario Peláez was released on March 3, four days after the National Guard detained him at the Colombia-Venezuela border and then handed him over to the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Sebin, for its initials in Spanish), according to the National Union of Press Workers (SNTP) of Venezuela.
A veteran radio host was killed in the state of Tabasco in Mexico on Feb. 9, making him the second media professional murdered in the country this year.
Nominations are open for the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, the prestigious awards for reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Registration is now open for the 12th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism.
Journalism from five Latin American countries were recognized with the King of Spain Awards, as announced by Spanish agency EFE and the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Days after witness testimony in a U.S. trial pointed to the sons of a Mexican drug lord for the murder of journalist Javier Valdez, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador told the reporter’s widow that the government will support the investigation into his killing.