Starting June 2, broadcasters in Mexico may legally transmit information in any of the native languages of the country that are recognized as national languages, including indigenous languages.
A Brazilian radio host survived what police said was an attempt on his life motivated by his reports on illegal activity. Jair Pereira Teixeira, 45, was shot three times on March 27 in Forquilha in the state of Ceará in northeastern Brazil.
Telesur – the cable news channel that is backed by several Latin American countries and has broadcasted from the Venezuelan capital since 2005 – will stop public and free transmission in Argentina after that country’s government starts the process to give up its share of the media company.
A new documentary about Mexican activist Atilano Román Tirado, who was killed on-air in 2014 during his weekly radio show, is the first in a series of short films by Mexican directors showcased by The New York Times’ Op-Doc Series.
Guatemalan journalists have condemned the murder of a 32-year-old radio director in the country and called for renewed attention to the construction of a protection program for journalists.
A Salvadoran communication worker's recent murder is directly linked to his work, according to communications groups that have called on the government for a thorough investigation of the crime and protection for media workers.
Brazilian radio host João Valdecir de Borba, known as Valdão, was killed on March 10 while working in the studios of Rádio Difusora AM in São Jorge do Oeste, southwestern Paraná state.
The Organic Telecommunications Law could change in Venezuela after José Gregorio Correa, a member of Congress for the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD by its initials in Spanish), presented a reform proposal before the Communications Media Commission of the National Assembly.
The body of politician and journalist Moisés Dagdug Lutzow, who had been threatened for his work, was found inside his home in Villahermosa, Tabasco, in southeastern Mexico, on Feb. 20. He had been stabbed multiple times.
It was the early 2000s when Reginaldo José Gonçalves received a visit from a policeman during the broadcast of his rap program on Radio Heliópolis, a community radio station on the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazil.