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Fernando Ruiz

Argentine journalists demand return of press conferences at Casa Rosada, suspended at the beginning of coronavirus pandemic

The Argentine Journalism Forum (FOPEA, for its Spanish acronym) warned this week that the ban on questions from journalists during government announcements about the coronavirus contributes to disinformation in the country.

Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez

Mexican journalist who received threats is missing from Guerrero

Journalist Víctor Fernando Álvarez Chávez, 50, has been missing from the Mexican state of Guerrero since April 2.

Darvinson Rojas

Venezuelan journalist detained after reporting on the pandemic is released, but judicial process continues

After 12 days in a unit of the Special Action Forces (FAES, for its acronym in Spanish) of the Venezuelan police, journalist Darvinson Rojas was released.

Darvinson Rojas

Police officers arrest Venezuelan journalist who reported on the COVID-19 situation in his country

The house of Venezuelan journalist Darvinson Rojas was raided and he was detained by agents of the Special Action Forces (FAES) of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) on March 21, in Caracas.

CNN Brasil

Well-received by Bolsonaro, CNN Brasil debuts, but there are expectations about its editorial line in relation to the government

After more than a year of expectation, the debut of CNN Brasil had much celebration and impact on social networks, but it also received criticism for cold content, little questioning in an interview with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Voces en el Paredon

Venezuela sees more violations to freedom of expression in 2019 than in the last eight years

2019 was the year with “the greatest historical setback” in terms of the deterioration of freedom of information and expression in Venezuela, according to the Press and Society Institute (IPYS) Venezuela.

El diario El Universo

I/A Court HR admits case from newspaper El Universo against the State of Ecuador after criminal sentence for defamation in 2012

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court HR) decided to admit the case of newspaper El Universo against the State of Ecuador.

Víctor Higuera of El Vinotinto Featured

Venezuelan reporters reinvent themselves abroad with print and online journalistic ventures

**This is the second post in a two-part series about Venezuelan journalists who left their country in search of work and security, and have set up journalistic initiatives abroad.

Brasília – The Espionage Parliamentary Inquiry Comission (CPI) hears journalist Glenn Greenwald and his partner, Brazilian David Miranda, on the accusations of espionage on behalf of the U.S. government towards Brazil. L/R: David Miranda and Glenn Greenwald. Elza Fiúza / Agência Brasil

Complaint against journalist Glenn Greenwald is rejected by Brazilian court

Greenwald, founder of the sites The Intercept and The Intercept Brasil, was charged on Jan. 21 by a federal prosecutor for hacking a computing device, illegal interception of communications and criminal association.