After a series of postponements in the trial, a federal court found one of the material co-authors guilty of the murder of the journalist Miroslava Breach, killed on March 23, 2017 in Chihuahua, Mexico.
After 45 years, on March 16, federal prosecutors in Brazil charged former members of the military dictatorship for involvement in the death of journalist Vladimir Herzog.
The man who admitted to having participated in the murder of investigative Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, shot and killed on May 15, 2017, has received 14 years and eight months in prison.
The murders of journalist Silvia Duzán and three members of the Association of Farm Workers of Carare declared as crimes against humanity...
Juan Sánchez Moreno, who was commander of the Attorney General's Office of the state of Puebla, was convicted on Jan. 15 for the crime of torture against Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho, which occurred in 2005
Between 2014 and 2018, UNESCO recorded 495 murders of journalists around the world, and Latin America and the Caribbean was the second most lethal region for media professionals: 127 of these deaths occurred here, a quarter of the total.
Mexico and Brazil are the only two Latin American nations among a ranking of the 13 countries globally where the killers of journalists most frequently are unpunished, according to the 2019 Global Impunity Index published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). “The impunity we have witnessed in these  countries year after year, and the […]
"Silence is complicity," Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach said in mid-2016 in a conversation that may have sealed her death. She was shot eight times in front of her home in Chihuahua, capital of the state of the same name.
Twenty-one years after Nelson Carvajal Carvajal was killed, the Attorney General's Office of Colombia declared the journalist’s murder a crime against humanity.
It's been 20 years since the dawn of Aug. 13, 1999 when armed men murdered humorist and journalist Jaime Garzón Forero as he drove to the Radionet station in Bogotá.