Peruvian authorities revoked the broadcasting license of Radio Líder after a radio host incited the public to kill foreign tourists, according to the Gaceta Ucayalina.
The Ecuadorean Telecommunications Superintendency (Supertel) announced that it would seek to punish seven radio broadcasters for a simultaneous broadcast of a debate on freedom of expression without first notifying the authorities.
Five officials from Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) died Friday, Sept. 2, in an accident involving a Chilean Air Force plane in the Juan Fernández archipelago, approximately 420 miles from Santiago, reported BBC Mundo.
Police agents in Sinaloa, Mexico captured a suspect in the 2009 killing of journalist José Luis Romero, of the radio program Línea Directa, according to the newspaper Noroeste.
Ecuador's National Council on Telecommunications (CONATEL in Spanish) unilaterally suspended a television station's broadcasting license in the southern Amazonian province of Morona Santiago, according to Fundamedios.
TV Azteca, owner of the broadcast rights, suspended transmission of the game and stopped reporting on the events inside the stadium amidst a firefight.
Peruvian journalist Humberto Espinoza Maguiña received a death threat in the mail with a bullet in a letter addressed to his parents, reported the Institute for Press and Society on Monday, Aug. 8.
A Bolivian reporter claimed he was attacked and his camera stolen while covering a protest El Alto, outside La Paz, Bolivia Thursday, Aug. 11, according to the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX).
Haitian news media, crucial for keeping a critical eye on the complex rebuilding effort, is struggling to find sure footing amidst the rubble, reports the Columbia Journalism Review (CJR).
A Honduran judge issued arrest warrants for a journalist and 16 environmental leaders for allegedly opposing a forest management plan in the town of El Porvenir, in central Honduras.