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Radio Ucamara fights COVID-19 from the Peruvian jungle while revitalizing the Kukama language and culture

Despite the fact that community stations stopped broadcasting in this pandemic, Radio Ucamara, at 98.7 FM, continued with its mission of revitalizing and recovering the Kukama language and culture.

World Radio Day celebrates its 10th anniversary and 110 years of this 'young medium'

2020 was perhaps the year in which radio most clearly demonstrated its impact and importance in society. This 110-year-old "young media outlet" – as UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay refers to it – has a penetration rate of 75 percent in developing countries.

Here’s what radio journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean told LJR about radio’s importance to press freedom

In celebration of World Radio Day, we asked radio journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean why radio is important for press freedom in the region.

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'Sometimes I feel a magnifying glass on me,' says Diana Zurco, the first trans woman to host a newscast in Argentina

LJR caught up with Zurco to find out how the public has reacted to her start, the evolution of her work and her relationship with colleagues.

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'An opportunity to break taboos': Brazilian journalist fighting cancer presents TV show without wig

Alice Bastos Neves, 36, presenter of Globo Esporte and reporter for RBS TV, an affiliate of Rede Globo, shared her breast cancer diagnosis with the public and presented the program with her head shaved. See the journalist's interview with LJR.

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Venezuelan site and Colombian news director among recipients of 2019 Ortega y Gasset awards

Venezuelan news site El Pitazo and Colombian news director Darío Arizmendi were recognized by the Ortega y Gasset awards from Spanish newspaper El País.

Día Mundial de la Radio. Foto: Unesco.

UNESCO celebrates World Radio Day to honor the medium that seeks 'a more peaceful and tolerant world'

Under the theme "Dialogue, tolerance and peace," the UNESCO is once again leading the celebration of World Radio Day on Feb. 13 to highlight the importance of the radio in its search for a "more peaceful and tolerant world."