Journalist Abraham Jiménez Enoa, who in January this year published his first book, ‘La Isla Oculta’ [The hidden island], spoke to LJR about how independent journalism in his country struggles to survive in the face of a dictatorship. Also, he talked about how he found, in the long-form crónica, the ideal genre to narrate the complexities of Cuba, his exile and capitalism.
Journalist Luis Horacio Nájera, who fled Mexico due to threats from organized crime, shared with LJR how after 14 years in exile in Canada he has been forced to take a job as a janitor while facing the challenge of writing a memoir.
While there are no accurate records on the number of migrant professionals, some reports and investigations by Venezuelan journalistic organizations estimate that between more than 400 and 1,300 reporters and communicators have emigrated from 2012 to 2018.
Carlos Fernando Chamorro, one of the most important journalists in Nicaragua, and founder and editor of the magazine Confidencial, decided to go into exile in Costa Rica as repression of the independent press grows in his country, as he announced on Jan. 20.
Mexican journalist Martín Méndez Pineda, who sought political asylum in the U.S., voluntarily returned to Mexico after spending 100 days in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF for its acronym in French).
Mexican journalist Martín Méndez Pineda (26), who traveled to the United States to seek political asylum because he feared for his life, has been detained for more than 100 days in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers.
When Miguel Ángel López Solana received the news on August 1 that fellow journalist Rubén Espinosa had been murdered in Mexico City, the entire nightmare that had forced him to escape from Veracruz four years earlier came back to him.
Investigative journalist Mark Bassant was forced to leave Trinidad and Tobago last week after receiving death threats, the International Press Institute (IPI) informed.
Two reporters from Nicaragua have asked for asylum to the United States after receiving death threats, according to the daily La Prensa.
"Lucy," the mysterious author of Blog del Narco, posted a letter in which she details the loneliness and economic problems she confronts during her self-exile in Spain.