Bolivia registers third case of threats to journalists for coverage of drug trafficking issues

"In one week, three Bolivian journalists were threatened for reporting on drug trafficking issues. Journalistic organizations reiterated requests for the protection of those affected.


The journalist of the news outlet Contacto Bolivia, Priscila Quiroga, and a journalist of Red ATB were threatened through a message sent from a WhatsApp account for reporting on the case of the Uruguayan drug trafficker and fugitive from justice, Sebastián Marset.

Last Wednesday, July 26, the journalist of the newspaper El Deber, Guider Arancibia, also received threats for his coverage of a drug trafficking issue."

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