Reporters Without Borders has requested protection for Nicaraguan journalist Silvia González after she received death threats.
A judge in the Dominican Republic sentenced three suspects in the killing of journalist José Silvestre to be held in preventative detention for three months, reported the Dominican newspaper Listín Diario.
Haitian news media, crucial for keeping a critical eye on the complex rebuilding effort, is struggling to find sure footing amidst the rubble, reports the Columbia Journalism Review (CJR).
In the wee hours Wednesday, Aug. 10, a television news crew was robbed near a military police base in the southern zone of São Paulo, reported Folha.com.
For 42 minutes, Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa used his State of the Union address to attack the press, reported Fundamedios.
In Mazatenango, Suchitepéquez, south of Guatemala City, two journalists blamed the local mayor for threatening and intimidating them, and being physically and verbally aggressive.
The Mexican Attorney General's (PGR in Spanish) special prosecutor Gustavo Salas Chávez said more journalists were killed in Northern Mexico than anywhere else in the country, according to the newspaper Vanguardia.
The Bolivian district attorney said suicide was the cause of death for journalist David Niño de Guzmán, news editor for Agencia de Noticias Fides (ANF), reported AFP.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic have idenitified a suspect in the killing of TV journalist José Silvestre, reported the newspaper 7 Días in Santo Domingo.
The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists (SAAHJ) posthumously recognized almost 70 Mexican journalists killed by drug violence south of the U.S.-Mexican border with the Henry Guerra Lifetime Achievement Award.