Members of the press have faced extrajudicial house arrests, summons with authorities, suspension of services, withdrawal of accreditations and the presence of security agents near their homes since days before the 15-N protests.
Many of the more than 100 Latin American journalists who participated in the Pandora Papers collaboration, the largest journalistic investigation in history, belong to small and medium-sized newsrooms, whose relevance has been strengthened by the impact of their investigations and by their work with large media around the world.
Despite the fact that community stations stopped broadcasting in this pandemic, Radio Ucamara, at 98.7 FM, continued with its mission of revitalizing and recovering the Kukama language and culture.
Journalist Sandra Maribel Sánchez, a journalist from Radio Progreso in Tegucigalpa, Honduras who has previously received death threats, said a man put a gun to her head as she arrived home in her car on Sept. 26
Between 2017 and 2018, Peruvian site Ojo Público published three investigative reports looking into the experiences of Peruvian girls who were sexually exploited by traffickers. Now, those stories have been brought to the stage as the theater documentary ‘Delta.’
After 24 years, the journalistic foundation founded by the Colombian journalist and nobel laureate for literature, Gabriel García Márquez, has changed its name. The Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for the New Ibero-American Journalism (FNPI, for its initials in Spanish) is now Fundación Gabo, or the Gabo Foundation, taking on the moniker used affectionately to refer to the icon.
A list of 36 journalists who allegedly benefited from advertising contracts with the administration of former Mexican President Peña Nieto came from a citizen information request and was not disseminated by the presidency, according to current President
Peruvian journalist Paola Ugaz was criminally denounced for aggravated defamation by the Archbishop of Piura and Tumbes, José Antonio Eguren Anselmi.
A Colombian judge denied a tutela – a judicial recourse in the country to restore fundamental rights – filed by prosecutor Daniel Hernández against journalist María Jimena Duzán because of an opinion column, Semana magazine reported.
After the Puerto Rican government published that the passage of Hurricane Maria over the island left only 64 people dead, local media such as the Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI, for its initials in Spanish) began to question official statistics and to investigate further.