Some 40 reporters held a vigil outside the attorney general's office in Los Mochis, Sinaloa (NW Mexico), insisting that authorities quicken their response to the abduction of José Luis Romero, crime reporter for the Línea Directa radio station. A state official acknowledged there were no advances in the case, Línea Directa and La Jornada report.
Journalist Claudia Julieta Duque announced that she will suspend her participation in the criminal proceedings in the case for her persecution and psychological torture.
Javier Córdoba Chaguendo was running a music program on Planeta Stereo radio in Llorente in the department of Nariño on Friday night when a man entered the studio under the pretext of buying radio advertising space, El Colombiano reported.
Journalist Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos, director of the outlet Medios Obson, was killed in an armed attack in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico, on May 16, according to information published by the state attorney general.
Journalist Leonardo Pinheiro was killed while conducting an interview on the afternoon of May 13 in the municipality of Araruama in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
"Silence is complicity," Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach said in mid-2016 in a conversation that may have sealed her death. She was shot eight times in front of her home in Chihuahua, capital of the state of the same name.
Broadcast journalist Edgar Joel Aguilar was shot and killed in a barbershop in La Entrada, Copán in western Honduras on Aug. 31, 2019.
José Arita, a journalist for Channel 12 in Puerto Cortes, Honduras, was killed just after leaving the station where he works.
Haitian photojournalist Dieu Nalio Chery was hit in the face by a bullet after a senator shot his gun in the country’s Senate yard on Sept. 23, as reported by the Miami Herald.
On World Press Freedom Day, Brazilian journalists were attacked, insulted and expelled from a Brasilia demonstration in favor of the Jair Bolsonaro government and against Congress and the Federal Supreme Court.