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Haitian journalist shot during protests against the government

Haitian journalist Robenson Sanon was hit by a bullet in his forearm while covering protests in Port-au-Prince on Feb. 13.

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Luminate, from the Omidyar Group, is investing $920,000 in Brazil's Nexo. Here’s what the digital newspaper plans to do with it.

In three years and three months of operation, Brazilian site Nexo Jornal has become a regional and global reference for digital journalism.

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CNN’s arrival shows that Brazil continues to attract international media brands, despite legal restrictions

A country marked by high media concentration, Brazil has seen its journalism market diversify in the last decade with the arrival of international organizations.

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UNESCO celebrates World Radio Day to honor the medium that seeks 'a more peaceful and tolerant world'

Under the theme "Dialogue, tolerance and peace," the UNESCO is once again leading the celebration of World Radio Day on Feb. 13 to highlight the importance of the radio in its search for a "more peaceful and tolerant world."

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Nicaragua could bet on a 'journalism of the digital catacombs' in light of current crisis: Sergio Ramírez

Ramírez proposed the idea of a “journalism of the digital catacombs” during a conversation with students and others that was organized by the Knight Center

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Radio host killed in Tabasco is second journalist murdered in Mexico this year

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.

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Cabot Prizes honor journalists who contribute to Inter-American understanding; Nominations open now

Nominations are open for the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, the prestigious awards for reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Helicoide building in Caracas, where Billy Six is being held (Damián D. Fossi Salas [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

German journalist detained in Venezuela since November starts new hunger strike in prison

German journalist Billy Six, imprisoned in Venezuela since mid-November, began a new hunger strike on Feb. 3 and "demands his immediate release," according to the Venezuelan organization Espacio Público.

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Increased internet access and insecurity for journalists among media trends in Latin America, according to UNESCO

The report analyzes trends in the region and how they affect freedom of expression, pluralism and media independence, as well as the safety of journalists.

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12th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism to gather professionals from Latin America, Spain & Portugal; Register now

Registration is now open for the 12th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism.

proyecto colaborativo entre Univisión Noticias y el sitio salvadoreño El Faro obtuvo el Premio de Periodismo Rey de España

Ibero-American journalists recognized with King of Spain Awards

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.

Journalists Lucía Pineda and Miguel Mora from prison

European delegation calls on Nicaragua to release political prisoners after visiting journalists in prison

For the first time, the director of 100% Noticias, Miguel Mora, and the news director of the same media outlet, Lucía Pineda, sent video messages from prison in which it’s possible to see the precarious conditions of their confinement.