Costa Rica: Chaves' 'government hostility' towards journalists provokes self-censorship, warns Freedom House

"The 'government hostility' of President Rodrigo Chaves [of Costa Rica] against journalists and media outlets has increased self-censorship in the press, reveals a report by the U.S. organization Freedom House, which details the attacks and persecution from the Executive Branch against La Nación, Teletica and CRHoy.


Freedom House highlights as extremely negative what happened when Chaves 'accused journalists of CRHoy, one of the most prominent digital media in the country, as well as those of La Nación and Teletica, of being 'political hit men.'"

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