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The Colombian media company Publicaciones Semana S.A. will not have to reveal the sources of information for an investigative report published in its magazine Dinero.
Venezuelans surf the net with the lowest internet speed in South America.
Journalist and political activist Fernando Villavicencio and former congressman Cléver Jiménez, who were prosecuted criminally at the beginning of 2014 after being taken to court by then-Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa as a result of a journalistic investigation, were declared innocent on Feb. 22 by the Criminal Court of the National Court of Justice.
Germán Andino was in his teens when the gang war in Honduras began at the end of the 90s. He experienced first-hand, in his own neighborhood in Tegucigalpa, the increase in violence and he knew members of these criminal groups closely.
Since March 2016, a pink two-story, 300-square-meter house on a tree-lined street in Botafogo, in the southern area of Rio de Janeiro, has been a haven and a venue for both Brazilian and foreign journalists and for those interested in journalism and the ongoing changes surrounding the profession.
From 2001 to 2017, fourteen media organizations were launched in Cuba that are already having impact on and off the island. Most of their teams have fewer than a dozen journalists, and many of them are volunteers. All these media sites have reporters working from Havana, but 50 percent have offices or newsrooms in foreign cities, such as Miami, Mexico City and Valencia, Spain.
When journalists at Salvadoran site El Faro see their stories published on the cover of The New York Times or Univision's homepage, it's recognition of the organization's almost 20-year-long dedication to investigative journalism and quality online information.
What began as a simple interest has turned into a passion project for Verónica Sanchis Bencomo. Through her website Foto Féminas, the photographer publishes monthly features in Spanish and English that highlight the work of female photographers in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Now Sanchis has taken her work from the web to a library.
In 2017, journalists in Latin America grappled with a growing crisis of freedom of expression. Many risked their lives to tell important stories that may have otherwise gone untold, while others faced threats against themselves and their families.