“The President wants to destroy our credibility and is using all the tools the State gives him,” said José Luis Sanz, director of El Faro.
Carlos Fernando Chamorro, director of the magazine Confidencial in Nicaragua, and Carlos Dada, cofounder of El Faro in El Salvador, talked with María Teresa Ronderos, director for CLIP, about journalism in the face of hostile governments during the 13th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism.
Various nongovernmental organizations have denounced the act against the journalist Julia Gavarrete of the magazine GatoEncerrado and have asked for an investigation into the theft, however, the president of that nation has made light of the situation.
With the pandemic, indigenous media have gotten information about the disease to isolated communities, with little or no access to the internet.
Since the Salvadoran government imposed mandatory home quarantine on March 21 due to the new coronavirus pandemic, a number of executive restrictions have affected access to information and freedom of expression.
Since President Nayib Bukele took office on June 1, 2019, Salvadoran journalists in the country say public institutions and officials are increasingly less accessible as sources
Salvadoran journalist Manuel Durán was released from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention on July 11 more than one year after his arrest while covering an immigration protest.
The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) ordered the reopening of the case of journalist Manuel Durán, who said he fled El Salvador in 2006 due to death threats because of his journalistic work.
A Salvadoran journalist who has been in detention in the U.S. for almost eight months received a temporary stay of removal while an Atlanta court considers his appeal.
Manuel Durán Ortega, a Salvadoran journalist from Memphis, Tennessee, received a two week stay of deportation while the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit considers his emergency motion for a stay, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) reported.