An online ranking run by the Federation of Business Associations in Santa Catarina evaluating the jobs of state legislators in Santa Catarina in southern Brazil, did not last more than a day.
The Ninth Court of Caracas, under the leadership of Judge Denisse Bocanegra, issued a temporary injunction to prohibit the publication and circulation of the satirical magazine 6to Poder.
Three journalists from TV station Canal 9 in Paraguay, and the ex-director of the National Television System (SNT in Spanish), Ismael Hadid, are on trial for defamation and libel, according to the newspaper ABC of Paraguay.
Emilio Palacio, the columnist for El Universo sentenced to prison and fined for calling Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa a "dictator," presented a video on Aug. 18 that could back up his choice of words.
The head of the National Penitentiary Institute of Peru, Wilson Hernández, denounced irregularities in security protocol when the prison allowed the press several interviews with Antauro Humala.
Actor and Representative Pedro Lander accused Sara Carolina Díaz, a journalist for the El Universal newspaper, of slander before the Attorney General's office in Caracas.
Ecuadorian journalist Peter Tavra Franco now faces a new $10 million fine on top of his six-month prison sentence for libel, reported Fundamedios. Tavra was sentenced on July 19.
Bolivian President Evo Morales promulgated a new Telecommunications, Information Technology and Communication Law that establishes new rules for the distribution of radio and television frequencies.
A court in Havana, Cuba, sentenced ex-journalist and businessman Sebastián Martínez Ferraté to seven years in prison for the corruption of minors, reported AFP.
The state court of Rondônia censored the Brazilian radio station Cultura FM in Porto Velho, reported the website Rondônia Dinâmica.