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The press is experiencing a 'disheartening panorama' in Latin America, warns IAPA

“The right to freedom of the press is experiencing an extremely delicate moment in countries such as Nicaragua, Venezuela, El Salvador, Cuba or Mexico, black spots on a continent in which 24 journalists have died in the last 12 months, Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) officials said on Tuesday, April 19.

In his speech at the opening of its biannual meeting, which is being held virtually until Thursday, its president, Jorge Canahuati, said that the profession is facing a "disheartening panorama" on the continent due to a crisis in the sector and a "colossal disrespect' for the work of journalists and the media by authorities.”

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