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Journalist deaths spike to record in 2006
Journalists in prison: CPJ's 2006 census
A Mayor and a Murder

Static in Venezuela
A Killing in Mexico
Bolivia's Historic Moment
News for Sale
The Local Newsman
A New Front in Mexico



Leftists lean on the Latin American media
Analysis from the Americas section of Attacks on the Press in 2006:

Ataques á la prensa en 2006:
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ARGENTINA

CPJ Special Report: News for Sale
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Millions of pesos in government advertising are distributed without clear rules or standards.
October 23, 2007


Radio reporter wounded while covering social protest
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NEWS ALERT
September 13, 2007
 
Supreme Court ruling limits manipulation of state ads
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NEWS ALERT
September 7, 2007

Radio journalist convicted on criminal slander charge
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Versão em português
NEWS ALERT
September 4, 2007


CPJ urges Argentine municipal government to reopen newspaper plant

Versão em português
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LETTER

August 7, 2007

Death threats follow allegations of police abuse
CASE
January 7, 2007


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BAHAMAS

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BELIZE

Journalist beaten outside home in Belize City
CASE
October 2, 2007


Unidentified individuals vandalize local journalist’s car
CASE
September 28, 2007


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BOLIVIA

Bolivian media attacked in protests over constitutional reform
Versión en español
NEWS ALERT
November 27, 2007


CPJ Special Report:
Bolivia's Historic Moment
Versión en español
Class and ethnic tensions stir antagonism between the Morales adminitration and the press.
September 25, 2007


CPJ mission to Bolivia finds growing difficulties for media
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NEWS ALERT
June 8, 2007


Reporter attacked while covering protests

CASE
January 16, 2007


11 journalists attached while covering protests

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NEWS ALERT
January 10, 2007


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BRAZIL

Radio commentator shot and wounded

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NEWS ALERT
November 26, 2007


Four arrested in journalist shooting
CASE UPDATE
September 27, 2007


Crime reporter shot and wounded

Versão em português
NEWS ALERT
September 20, 2007


Assailants fire shots at TV host’s car
CASE
September 13, 2007

Former mayor receives prison sentence for journalist’s murder
CASE
August 10, 2007

Photojournalist brutally detained while covering plane crash

CASE
July 18, 2007

Journalist who denounced corruption shot to death
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NEWS ALERT
May 7, 2007

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CANADA

Urdu-language columnist attacked after alleged anti-Islam articles
CASE
April 19, 2007


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CHILE

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COLOMBIA

National Police Director links journalist to leftist guerrilla group

CASE
November 24, 2007


Journalist threatened with death following reports on corruption

CASE
November 22, 2007


After death threats, two Colombian journalists flee the country
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NEWS ALERT
October 24, 2007


Uribe urged to retract comments about reporters

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LETTER
October 11, 2007

Journalist forced to flee following Uribe’s accusations

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NEWS ALERT
October 9, 2007


Uribe’s accusations raise alarm
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NEWS ALERT
October 3, 2007


Threatened journalist flees the country
CASE UPDATE
September 22, 2007


Two politicians arrested for 2003 journalist murder
CASE
September 13, 2007


Journalist stabbed to death in Cartago
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NEWS ALERT
September 5, 2007

Bogotá journalist receives threats after probe
CASE
August 13, 2007


Police attack photographer covering protest
CASE
June 27, 2007

Authorities detain and deport Ecuadorian TV crew
CASE
June 26, 2007


Correspondent for US daily receives death threat
CASE
May 25, 2007


Radio journalist flees his home after guerrilla threats

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NEWS ALERT

May 25, 2007


CPJ urges Colombia to probe tapping of journalist’s phones

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NEWS ALERT
May 15, 2007


Photographer threatened after denouncing police attack

CASE
May 9 and 10, 2007


Two journalists flee after death threats and murder plot
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NEWS ALERT
March 27, 2007


Paramilitary fighter convicted of 2002 murder of local journalist

CASE
February 27, 2007


Unidentified gunmen in Colombia fire shots outside paper’s offices

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NEWS ALERT
February 22, 2007


Photographer attacked by local police

CASE
February 13, 2007

CPJ alarmed by gag order against daily

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NEWS ALERT
January 30, 2007


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COSTA RICA


Two men convicted in Costa Rica murder
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NEWS ALERT
December 20, 2007


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CUBA

Journalist released after 15 months in prison
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NEWS ALERT
August 21, 2007


Independent journalist, held for more than a year, is sentenced

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NEWS ALERT
July 6, 2007

Health of jailed independent journalist worsens, says family

CASE
June 22, 2007

Health of independent journalist in prison deteriorates
CASE
June 21, 2007

Health of jailed journalists deteriorates

Versión en español
NEWS ALERT
June 20, 2007

Journalist sentenced to prison on ‘dangerousness’ charge
Versión en español
NEWS ALERT
April 19, 2007


CPJ urges acting president to immediately release all jailed journalists
Versión en español
LETTER
March 14, 2007

CPJ condemns Cuba's decision to ban three foreign correspondents

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NEWS ALERT
February 23, 2007


CPJ concerned about the health of jailed independent journalist
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NEWS ALERT
February 16, 2007


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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Police beat and threaten journalist

CASE
November 24, 2007

Journalist threatened after corruption report
CASE
June 11, 2007


Court sentences man to 30 years in journalist’s murder

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NEWS ALERT
May 3, 2007


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ECUADOR


CPJ: Ecuadoran President Correa should drop libel suit

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NEWS ALERT
May 15, 2007


Journalist convicted on criminal defamation charges
CASE
March 13, 2007


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EL SALVADOR

Two journalists attacked during protest in western El Salvador

CASE
October 25, 2007


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GUATEMALA

Protesters detain cameraman
CASE
August 27, 2007

Radio station attacked in the wake of presidential elections
CASE
September 4, 2007


Radio producer gunned down

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NEWS ALERT
May 4, 2007

Local reporters attacked while covering mob attack

Versión en español
NEWS ALERT
April 26, 2007


Journalists threatened with death after reporting on murder scandal
CASE
March 2, 2007

Local mayor threatens radio reporter with death
CASE
February 9, 2007

Shots fired at reporter’s car
CASE
February 3, 2007


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GUYANA

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HAITI


Two convicted in Haitian journalist’s murder
Version française
NEWS ALERT
December 14, 2007


Unidentified gunman shoot at radio station in Port-au-Prince

CASE
November 6, 2007


Prominent Haitian journalist threatened
Version française
NEWS ALERT
October 31, 2007


Préval pledges justice in murders of Haitian journalists

Version française
NEWS ALERT
September 27, 2007


Two gang members sentenced to life in prison for journalist murder
CASE
August 30, 2007

Committee will oversee investigations of journalist murders 

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NEWS ALERT
August 13, 2007

Radio journalist shot to death

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NEWS ALERT
May 18, 2007


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HONDURAS

Radio journalist murdered in Tegucigalpa
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NEWS ALERT
October 19, 2007


CPJ urges president to reverse broadcast order
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LETTER
May 31, 2007

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MEXICO

Reporter killed in central Mexico
Versión en español
NEWS ALERT
December 10, 2007


CPJ Special Report:
A New Front in Mexico
Versión en español
Drug-fueled violence against the press has spread to the central state of Michoacán.
November 7, 2007


Reporter threatened and robbed in central Michoacán
CASE
October 26, 2007


CPJ calls for investigation into Bradley Will murder
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LETTER
October 26, 2007


Newsroom resigns following death threats and murder of mediaworkers
CASE
October 9, 2007


Three media workers murdered in the state of Oaxaca
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NEWS ALERT
October 9, 2007

Federal authorities exonerate reporters held by Mexican army
CASE
September 17, 2007


Three reporters die covering truck explosion
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NEWS ALERT
September 10, 2007

Bullets found outside home of journalist who criticized local government
CASE
August 28, 2007


Mexican human rights commission investigates case of reporters detained by the army
CASE
August 15, 2007


Mexican journalist recounts abuse during army detention

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NEWS ALERT
August 14, 2007


Journalists detained by Mexican army are released

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NEWS ALERT
August 10, 2007


Mexican army detains four reporters covering a drug raid

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NEWS ALERT
August 9, 2007

Journalist shot and wounded after corruption reports
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NEWS ALERT
August 6, 2007

Colleagues of journalist who was shot receive death threats

CASE
August 5, 2007


Warnings issued for U.S. reporters working along Mexican border

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NEWS ALERT
July 13, 2007


Supreme Court says governor may have violated journalist's rights

CASE UPDATE
June 26, 2007


Oaxaca journalist shot and wounded

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NEWS ALERT
June 13, 2007


Severed head left outside newspaper in southeastern Mexico
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NEWS ALERT
May 29, 2007


Daily in northern Mexico shuts down after attacks
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NEWS ALERT
May 25, 2007


Second grenade attack against northern newspaper

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NEWS ALERT
May 17, 2007

TV news crew missing since Thursday
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NEWS ALERT
May 14, 2007


In meeting with Mexican ambassador,
CPJ urges action on press attacks

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NEWS ALERT
May 9, 2007


Leading journalist Cacho harassed

CASE
May 7, 2007


Police assault journalist without provocation

CASE
April 30, 2007


Missing reporter is found dead

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NEWS ALERT
April 24, 2007


CPJ Special Report:
A Killing in Mexico
Brad Will was shot down while documenting civil unrest in Oaxaca.
April 17, 2007


Abducted crime reporter still missing
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NEWS ALERT
April 17, 2007


Grenade explodes outside daily in northern Sonora state

CASE
April 17, 2007

Border journalist flees the country after violent attack
CASE
April 14, 2007

CPJ welcomes Calderón’s signature on landmark defamation law
NEWS ALERT
April 13, 2007


Two men arrested in connection with journalist’s murder

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NEWS ALERT
April 11, 2007


CPJ urges Mexican president to stop attacks against the press after execution of journalist Amado Ramírez Dillanes

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LETTER
April 9, 2007
Respuestas del gobierno mexicano

Landmark libel bill awaits Calderón’s signature
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NEWS ALERT
March 7, 2007


After crime stories, a reporter disappears in southern Mexico

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NEWS ALERT
January 26, 2007

Local government supports attack two radio reporters

CASE
January 24, 2007


Mexican reporter says coverage of priest abuse case sparks threats

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NEWS ALERT
January 17, 2007


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NICARAGUA

President’s security officers beat journalist at official event
CASE
December 19, 2007


Local officials threaten reporter with death

CASE
February 14, 2007

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PANAMA

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PARAGUAY

Radio journalist gunned down in southeastern Paraguay

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NEWS ALERT
August 23, 2007

Missing radio journalist found 17 months after vanishing
Versión en español
NEWS ALERT
July 16, 2007


Journalist threatened after corruption, drug trafficking reports

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NEWS ALERT
May 3, 2007


Paraguayan reporter missing for over a year; CPJ seeks urgent investigation

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LETTER
February 8, 2007


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PERU

Court convicts killers but acquits masterminds in murder
CASE
November 14, 2007


Five journalists shot at by land traffickers
CASE
June 28, 2007


CPJ Special Report:
A Mayor and a Murder
A surprising reversal by the Supreme Court leaves a slain reporter's family seeking justice.
May 30, 2007

Two journalists threatened in northwestern Áncash province

CASE
May 24, 2007


Provincial journalist convicted of defamation

CASE
May 22, 2007


In Peru, radio commentator slain in front of family

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NEWS ALERT
March 19, 2007


Journalist threatened with death after reporting on corruption in local government
CASE
January 26, 2007


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PUERTO RICO

U.S. judge says FBI did not use excessive force against reporters
CASE
June 14, 2007


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UNITED STATES

CPJ Special Report:
The Local Newsman
Chauncey Bailey was a tough local reporter who dug into crime and corruption.
October 31, 2007


Al-Jazeera cameraman’s health deteriorates at Guantanamo
NEWS ALERT
October 10, 2007


Former BBC captive voices support for detained Al-Jazeera cameraman

NEWS ALERT
October 4, 2007

CPJ expresses support for Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act
LETTER
September 27, 2007


Al-Jazeera cameraman’s health said to deteriorate

CASE
August 24, 2007


Suspect confesses to Oakland editor’s murder

NEWS ALERT
August 6, 2007

U.S. editor gunned down in Oakland
NEWS ALERT
August 2, 2007


Miami columnist target of threats

CASE
June 2007

CPJ urges New York City to act against newspaper destruction, threat

LETTER
June 6, 2007


In clearing soldiers in 2004 Iraq shooting, U.S. report leaves contradictions unaddressed
NEWS ALERT
May 24, 2007

Panel raises concerns about journalists held without charge by U.S.

NEWS ALERT
May 8, 2007


Government probes Michael Moore’s work in Cuba

CASE
May 2, 2007


L.A. police attack journalists covering immigration rights rally

CASE
May 1, 2007

CPJ delegation meets with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
NEWS ALERT
April 27, 2007

CPJ welcomes word that freelance journalist Josh Wolf may be released

NEWS ALERT
April 3, 2007


CPJ calls for release of imprisoned journalist Josh Wolf

NEWS ALERT
March 29, 2007


Disappointment as mediation fails to free U.S. video blogger
NEWS ALERT
March 9, 2007


Al-Jazeera cameraman force-fed during hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay
NEWS ALERT
March 5, 2007


Concern about jailed Al-Jazeera camerman's health

NEWS ALERT
February 28, 2007


Two journalists avoid jail in steroid case

NEWS ALERT
February 15, 2007


CPJ welcomes talks on code of conduct for Internet companies
NEWS ALERT
January 18, 2007


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URUGUAY

Supreme Court convicts journalist in criminal defamation case
CASE
April 18, 2007


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VENEZUELA

Television reporter attacked while covering debate

CASE
October 25, 2007


Authorities issue arrest warrant for journalist who has reported on corruption
CASE
August 14, 2007


Court’s decision allows RCTV to remain on cable
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NEWS ALERT
August 2, 2007


Venezuela could remove RCTV from cable

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NEWS ALERT
July 31, 2007


Director of critical news Web site resigns after threats

CASE
June 27, 2007

RCTV off the air; CPJ urges government to respect dissent

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NEWS ALERT
May 29, 2007


Police attack TV reporter covering student protest

CASE
May 28, 2007


CPJ urges Chávez to allow RCTV to stay on the air

Versión en español
LETTER
May 24, 2007


Reporter detained while covering protest

CASE
April 30, 2007

CPJ Special Report:
Static in Venezuela

Versión en español

The Chávez administration pulls a broadcast license as it asserts media muscle.
April 24, 2007


Authorities accuse Ceferino García of premeditated murder of Mauro Marcano
CASE
March 29, 2007


Newspaper and humorist fined over satirical letter to Chávez' daughter

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NEWS ALERT
February 15, 2007


CPJ, IPYS cite 'lack of transparency' in broadcast case

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NEWS ALERT
January 12, 2007


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