ARCHIVES 2001


CPJ en Español

CPJ Americas Program Coordinator: MARYLENE SMEETS
Researcher: Sauro González Rodríguez




COLOMBIA:  Two journalists murdered
[versión español]
Posted December 14, 2000  

COLOMBIA :  Paramilitaries suspected in two Colombia press murders
Posted November 17, 2000  

COLOMBIA :  Rebels kidnap two journalists, release one
Posted November 16, 2000  

AMERICAS:   OAS Human Rights Commission issues press freedom declaration
Posted October 26, 2000  

PERU:   Government bans aerial coverage of opposition protests in Lima
Posted October 25, 2000  

COLOMBIA:   Kidnapped journalists released
Posted October 11, 2000  

MEXICO:   Former police chief drops criminal-defamation suit against Ciudad Juárez journalists
[Versión en español]
Posted October 6, 2000  

MEXICO:   Ciudad Juárez journalists prosecuted for defaming former police chief  [Versión en español]
Posted October 2, 2000  

CUBA:   Journalists held for three days on charges of immigrant smuggling  [Versión en español]
Posted September 20, 2000  

CANADA:  Crime reporter attacked in Montreal
Posted September 14, 2000  

COLOMBIA:  No progress in Bedoya investigation   [versión en español]
Posted September 14, 2000  

CUBA:  Expulsion of Swedish journalists highlights dire press freedom conditions
Posted August 31, 2000   [more]

PARAGUAY:  Media targeted since vice-presidential election
Posted August 25, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]
 [versión en español]
VENEZUELA:  House arrest for editor named in defamation suit
Posted August 14, 2000   [More]

PANAMA:  Police surround homes of three journalists charged with criminal defamation of attorney general
Posted August 8, 2000   [more]

ARGENTINA:  Regional media threatened after criticizing local officials
Posted August 4, 2000   [more]

PANAMA:   Another jail sentence for Singares
Posted August 3, 2000   [more]

PANAMA:   New law restricts access to information
Posted August 3, 2000   [more]

PERU:   Government blocks air coverage of anti-Fujimori protests
Posted July 28, 2000   [more]

PANAMA:  Journalist faces jail for reporting sexual allegations against attorney general
Posted July 26, 2000   [more]

CUBA: Jailed journalists held in deplorable conditions
Posted July 25, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

PANAMA: Jail for journalists as government drags heels on gag-law reform
Posted July 21, 2000   [more]

VENEZUELA: Weekly that criticized government contracts is charged with criminal defamation
Posted July 17, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

COLOMBIA: Rebels burn copies of newspaper
Posted July 11, 2000   [more]
COLOMBIA: Journalist assassinated
Posted July 10, 2000   [Read CPJ's letter]

DARKNESS FALLS:  Why Colombia's top investigative journalist fled his country. By Frank Smyth.
[Read it in "Dangerous Assignments"]
PANAMA: Journalist faces arrest for offending Attorney General
Posted July 6, 2000   [more]   [Versión en español]

MEXICO: CPJ notes various press-freedom abuses during election campaign
Posted June 29, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter] [Versión en español]

PERU: Polish police detain former TV station owner Baruch Ichver at Peru's request
Posted June 29, 2000   [more]

MEXICO: News anchor attacked by gunmen in Mexico City
Posted June 23, 2000   [more]

USA: CPJ concerned about second incident of police posing as journalists in hostage crisis
Posted June 15, 2000   [more]

JOURNALISTS, LAWYERS IN THE AMERICAS CALL FOR END TO CRIMINAL DEFAMATION Posted June 15, 2000   [more] [Versión en español]
COLOMBIA: Reporter kidnapped, tortured after covering prison massacre
Posted May 31, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]
[versión en español]

PERU: Radio host escapes assassination attempt; government role suspected
Posted May 31, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

PERU: Journalist kidnapped, beaten, and tortured
Posted May 26, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

HONDURAS: Journalist wounded; still in danger
Posted May 25, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]
[Versión en español]

MEXICO: Journalist prosecuted for investigating corruption
Posted May 24, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]
[Versión en español]

GUATEMALA: Investigation of secret government agency prompts death threats
Posted May 19, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

MEXICO Radio reporter stabbed to death
Posted May 1, 2000   [more]

GUATEMALA: One journalist killed, two wounded during protests
Posted April 28, 2000   [more]

BOLIVIA:  MEDIA THREATENED DURING STATE OF EMERGENCY
Posted April 24, 2000   [more]

COLOMBIA: SUSPICIOUS BREAK-IN AT MAGAZINE OFFICES
Posted April 17, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

MEXICO:  REPORTER'S BODY DUMPED OVER TEXAS BORDER
Posted April 14, 2000   [more]

PERU:  TV STATION FINED ON EVE OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Posted April 7, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

HAITI:  Prominent radio journalist gunned down
Posted April 3, 2000 [CPJ Protest Letter]

UNITED STATES:  NYC POLICE ATTACK REPORTER DURING FUNERAL
Posted March 28, 2000   [more]

UNITED STATES:   CPJ urges probe of NYC police attack on reporter Errol Maitland
 Posted March 28, 2000 [CPJ Protest Letter]

PERU:  INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER THREATENED BY LEGAL ACTION
Posted March 17, 2000   [more]

COLOMBIA:   EDITOR FORCED INTO EXILE AFTER AVOIDING ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT
Posted March 14, 2000   [more]

URUGUAY: FORMER OFFICIAL KILLS JOURNALIST, SELF
Posted March 8, 2000   [more]

PERU:  RADIO STATION OWNER THREATENED
Posted March 7, 2000   [more]

MEXICO: U.S. AUTHORITIES ARREST TWO MEN LINKED TO PUBLISHER'S MURDER
Posted February 28, 2000   [more]

PERU: REGIME USES DEBTS TO STIFLE INDEPENDENT MEDIA
Posted February 25,2000   [more]

PERU: Independent radio station silenced
Posted February 23, 2000 [CPJ Protest Letter] [Versión en español]

COLOMBIA:  JOURNALIST REMAINS IN CAPTIVITY
Posted February 15, 2000   [more]   [Versión en español]

CUBA CPJ APPEALS FOR RELEASE OF JOURNALIST
Posted February 8, 2000   [more]  [Versión en español]

COLOMBIA: NEWS PROGRAM DIRECTOR KIDNAPPED  
Posted Jan. 31, 2000 [more]  [Versión en español]




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