Bolivian press associations reject accusation against journalist Roberto Puma

  • Source: DW
  • September 14, 2022

"Bolivia's press associations rejected on Sept. 10 the accusation against a journalist who denounced the poor condition of school breakfasts in the southern department of Tarija, Bolivia. A mayor initiated legal proceedings against him, demanding he reveals his source.

The National Association of the Bolivian Press (ANPB) and the Association of Journalists of La Paz (APLP) rejected 'the mayor's behavior,' from the town of Yacuiba, Carlos Bru from the ruling party. He initiated legal proceedings against journalist Roberto Puma, who denounced that 'a batch of school breakfast was in bad condition' and that 'it had caused health problems to students from an educational establishment,' according to the joint communiqué."

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