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Bolsonaro removes obligation of government agencies to publish public notices in Brazilian print newspapers

In yet another action that threatens the financial health of Brazil's print newspapers, President Jair Bolsonaro issued a provisional measure that relieves government agencies from the obligation to publish bidding and auction notices in print newspapers.

Miroslava Breach

Collective of Mexican journalists and international organizations publish investigation into murder of Miroslava Breach

"Silence is complicity," Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach said in mid-2016 in a conversation that may have sealed her death. She was shot eight times in front of her home in Chihuahua, capital of the state of the same name.

Presidente de El Salvador, Nayib Bukele. Foto: Carlos Barrera/El Faro. (Cortesía.)

Salvadoran journalists warn about lack of access to official sources and little tolerance for criticism from the new government

Since President Nayib Bukele took office on June 1, 2019, Salvadoran journalists in the country say public institutions and officials are increasingly less accessible as sources

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Red PALTA is born to monitor the use of public money and public policies in Latin America

In addition to being an essential product of every family’s shopping basket for the vast majority of the Latin America population, milk also is part of many social assistance programs aimed at the most vulnerable populations

Estes são apenas alguns dos colaboradores que escrevem para o Projeto #Colabora. (Reprodução)

After four years, Brazil’s Projeto #Colabora creates network of 260 journalists

Of the new outlets that have launched in Brazil in recent years, Projeto #Colabora stands out as having formed a network of 260 journalists spread across the four corners of the country.

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Publications from Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela have highest number of social media followers among Latin American newspapers

In the latest informal lists from the Knight Center, we looked at the number of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook followers for the biggest Latin American newspapers and spoke to some of the social media managers of those publications about their strategies.

Edgar Joel Aguilar

Broadcast journalist who received death threats is killed in western Honduras

Broadcast journalist Edgar Joel Aguilar was shot and killed in a barbershop in La Entrada, Copán in western Honduras on Aug. 31, 2019.

Câmara dos Deputados

Congress overturns Bolsonaro veto and keeps jail time for creation and spread of false news during electoral campaigns

In a joint session of Congress on the night of Aug. 28, deputies and senators overturned Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's veto of an article of law criminalizing the spread of false news in the context of elections.

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Folha de S. Paulo travels eight countries for series on inequality and the shrinking middle class around the world

Favelas in Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro and Mumbai all have in common the precarious conditions in which their residents live, but also their relationship to a worldwide phenomenon: inequality that makes South Africa, Brazil and India countries in which the richest 10 percent has the majority of the country’s wealth.

Photojournalist Tomas Ayuso

Honduran photojournalist wins James Foley Award from ONA for his work exploring the ‘complexities of conflict’ in Latin America

Honduran photojournalist and writer Tomas Ayuso is the 2019 recipient of the James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting from the Online Journalism Awards.

Mónica González

CIPER launches membership campaign as its founder Mónica González wins the National Journalism Award of Chile

Just as the Center for Journalistic Investigation (CIPER) of Chile begins a new stage of financing through a membership model, its founder, journalist Mónica González, has won the most important journalism award in the country.

Nevith Condés Jaramillo

Journalist killed in the State of Mexico had received threats for his reporting

The body of journalist Nevith Condés Jaramillo was found in a home in the municipality of Tejupilco in the State of Mexico on the evening of Aug. 24. He suffered four stab wounds, Milenio reported.