The Journalists Union of Alagoas accused provincial authorities--including delegates--of recent threats against journalists in the Brazilian state of Alagoas.
Journalists critical of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez were among the victims of an online attack by pro-Chávez hackers. Hackers interfered with at least a dozen Twitter and e-mail accounts of oppositionists, reported EFE.
Some 250 people marched on Sept. 11 in Mexico City to protest the killing of 80 journalists in Mexico since 2000, reported Radio Fórmula.
A journalist was killed in Honduras the night of Thursday, Sept. 8, in Puerto Cortés, in the northern part of the country, according to the news agency AFP.
On Thursday, Sept. 8, Peruvian journalist Pedro Alonso Flores Silva died after being shot two days earlier, reported the Press and Society Institute.
The journalist Silene Borges, host and director of TV Líder, accused the bodyguards of Siqueira Campos, governor of Tocantins, Brazil, of attacking her while visiting the city of Araguaína on Sept. 6, reported Portal O Norte.
Five officials from Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) died Friday, Sept. 2, in an accident involving a Chilean Air Force plane in the Juan Fernández archipelago, approximately 420 miles from Santiago, reported BBC Mundo.
Councilman Paulo Soni, in the city of Maringá (in the Brazilian state of Paraná), is accused of verbally threatening reporter Fábio Linjardi from the newspaper O Diário, that newspaper reported.
A Peruvian journalist said there is a plan to kill her, reported the Press and Society Institute (IPYS in Spanish).
Two Mexican journalists were found dead in a park in eastern Mexico City on Sept. 1. Joggers found the bodies naked with their hands and feet tied, with strangulation marks on the necks, described the Guardian newspaper.