Program Coordinator: Carlos Lauría   Program Researcher: Sauro González Rodríguez

Cases of Attacks on the Press in the Americas in 2004

Cases of Attacks on the Press in the Americas in 2003



Country Summaries

from
Attacks on the Press 2003,
CPJ's annual report


Breaking News

Features, Reports, Articles


Versión en español (PDF)
Overview: The Americas
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Guatemala
Haiti
Mexico
Panama
United States
Venezuela


Country Summaries
2002
Country Summaries
2001
Country Summaries
2000

PERU: Kidnapped radio journalist freed after three days
POSTED December 30, 2004

PERU: Provincial radio journalist kidnapped by peasants
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED December 29, 2004

VENEZUELA: CPJ protests legislation that could restrict press freedom
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED December 15, 2004

CUBA: A journalist is freed as more than 20 remain jailed
POSTED December 7, 2004

MEXICO: Photographer gunned down
POSTED December 1, 2004

CUBA: Rivero released on medical parole
POSTED November 30, 2004

CUBA: Imprisoned journalist released on medical parole
POSTED November 29, 2004
Versión en español
Versão em português

UNITED STATES: U.S. journalist convicted of criminal contempt
POSTED November 18, 2004

ARGENTINA: CPJ disappointed by dissolution of local press freedom group
POSTED November 12, 2004

ECUADOR: Supreme Court upholds sentence against journalist
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED November 11, 2004

NICARAGUA: Reporter killed outside electoral office
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED November 10, 2004

UNITED STATES: Judge orders second journalist to jail
POSTED October 13, 2004

UNITED STATES: Judge holds Times reporter in contempt in CIA case
POSTED October 7, 2004

PARAGUAY: Inter-American court condemns criminal defamation conviction
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED September 28, 2004

VENEZUELA: CPJ demands investigation into journalist's murder
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED September 17, 2004

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Reporter killed in ambush after broadcast about crime wave
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED September 16, 2004

GUATEMALA: CPJ condemns police attack on journalists
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED September 8, 2004

CUBA: CPJ condemns treatment of imprisoned journalists
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED September 2, 2004


MEXICO: Columnist beaten to death; CPJ investigates possible link to his death
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED September 1, 2004

NICARAGUA: CPJ concerned about reports of intimidation
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED August 27, 2004

UNITED STATES: Contempt ruling dismissed; source waives confidentiality
POSTED August 24, 2004

MEXICO: Federal authorities take over investigation of journalistís murder
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED August 23, 2004

BRAZIL: CPJ opposes Brazilian bill regulating journalists
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED August 20, 2004

UNITED STATES: Contempt ruling sends disturbing message wordwide
POSTED August 18, 2004

UNITED STATES: CPJ deeply disturbed by contempt ruling in CIA leak case
POSTED August 11, 2004

HAITI: Police recapture two men charged in Jean Dominique murder
POSTED August 11, 2004

U.S.A.: CPJ calls on Ridge to back reforms for foreign journalist visas
POSTED August 5, 2004

COSTA RICA: Inter American court overturns defamation sentence; CPJ welcomes decision
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED August 4, 2004

CUBA: CPJ concerned about deteriorating health of imprisoned journalists
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED July 28, 2004

COLOMBIA: Delegation finds climate of intimidation in Barrancabermeja: Introduction to Joint Report
POSTED
July 28, 2004

UNITED STATES: After journalists deported, bill would alter visa waiver program
POSTED July 23, 2004

PANAMA: CPJ urges repeal of desacato laws
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED July 22, 2004

BRAZIL: Radio journalist slain in northeastern state of Alagoas
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED July 14, 2004

UNITED STATES: Court cites press, humanitarian concerns in "combatant" ruling
POSTED June 29, 2004

CUBA: Two imprisoned journalists granted medical parole
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED June 24, 2004

MEXICO: CPJ condemns journalist's death
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED June 23, 2004

MEXICO: CPJ condemns criminal defamation law in Chiapas state
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED June 15, 2004

GRENADA: CPJ sends letter to prime minister about intimidation of local media
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED June 9, 2004

VENEZUELA: Government supporters attack media outlets
Versión en español

Versão em português
POSTED June 4, 2004

CANADA/MOZAMBIQUE: Cardoso killer arrested in Canada after escape from prison
POSTED June 3, 2004

HAITI: Camerman detained without charge
POSTED June 2, 2004

CUBA: Another imprisoned journalist starts hunger strike
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED May 21, 2004

BRAZIL: Government drops threat to expel NY Times correspondent
POSTED May 17, 2004

BRAZIL: Judge allows NY Times correspondent to continue to work in Brazil
POSTED May 14, 2004

BRAZIL: Ministry of Justice to expel NY Times correspondent
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED May 12, 2004

CUBA: Imprisoned journalist on hunger strike
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED May 7, 2004

BRAZIL: Two journalists killed in one week
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED April 29, 2004

MEXICO: Two men sentenced to 20 years each for murder of U.S. journalist Philip True
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED April 29, 2004

COLOMBIA: Journalist escapes assassination attempt
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED April 27, 2004

PERU: Journalist killed by unidentified gunman
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED April 23, 2004

CUBA: One year later, CPJ renews call for release of journalists
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED April 7, 2004

HAITI: Four years later, journalist's murder remains unsolved
POSTED March 29, 2004

MEXICO: CPJ asks for information about journalist's murder
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED March 25, 2004

PERU: CPJ condemns murder of journalist
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED March 25, 2004

PANAMA: Journalist forced to submit to questioning in criminal defamation case
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED March 24, 2004

CUBA: Prominent U.S. and Latin American journalist call for release of imprisoned Cuban journalists
Versión en español>>
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POSTED March 16, 2004

HAITI: Journalist killed and another wounded
Version française
POSTED March 8, 2004

VENEZUELA: Three journalists wounded in street clashes
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED March 1, 2004

HAITI: CPJ decries increasing violence against journalists
Version française
POSTED February 24, 2004

HAITI: CPJ alarmed by recent threats against journalists
Version française
POSTED February 20, 2004

COSTA RICA: CPJ submits brief to Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Versión en español

Versão em português
Read the Amicus Brief in English and Spanish (PDF, 3.2 MG)
POSTED February 11, 2004


NICARAGUA: Journalist murdered outside TV station's facilities
Versión en español

Versão em português
POSTED February 11, 2004

MEXICO: CPJ concerned by threats against journalist
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED FebrFebruary 10, 2004

COLOMBIA: TV journalist murdered
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED February 5, 2004

COLOMBIA: TV host attacked and tortured
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED February 4, 2004

GUATEMALA: CPJ urges investigation into attack on journalist
POSTED February 2, 2004
Versión en español
Versão em português


ECUADOR: CPJ concerned about journalist convicted of criminal defamation
Versión en español
Versão em português
POSTED January 28, 2004

CANADA: CPJ condemns police raids on home and office of Ottawa Citizen reporter
Versión en español
Versão em português

POSTED January 22, 2004

SEE NEWS FROM THE AMERICAS IN 2003