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Américas, Bolivia, Noticias

Altos funcionarios bolivianos amenazan con encarcelar a periodistas

Juan Karita/AP

Bogotá, 16 de junio de 2016 - Altos funcionarios bolivianos, enfurecidos por la cobertura informativa de un escándalo de tráfico de influencias gubernamental que contribuyó a echar por tierra las aspiraciones de reelección del presidente Evo Morales, están fustigando a los medios independientes del país y exigiendo que los periodistas vayan a prisión.

Alerts   |   Bolivia

Bolivian officials threaten journalists with jail

Bolivian Vice President Álvaro García Linera speaks to reporters in La Paz, February 21, 2016. (Juan Karita/AP)

Bogotá, June 16, 2016 - Enraged over press coverage of a government influence-peddling scandal that helped crush President Evo Morales's reelection hopes, high-ranking Bolivian officials are lashing out at the country's independent media and demanding that journalists be sent to prison.

Alerts   |   Bolivia

Journalists temporarily flee Bolivia after harassment

Bogotá, October 19, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the official harassment of two executives of a Bolivian newspaper that has reported on government corruption in the northern department of Pando. Both journalists sought refuge in Brazil for three days after the episode, according to news reports.

October 19, 2012 5:23 PM ET

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