Program Coordinator: Carlos Lauría     Research Associate: Maria Salazar


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SPECIAL REPORTS

• CPJ names the ten most censored countries
On Assignment: A guide to reporting in dangerous situations

Journalist deaths spike to record in 2007
Journalists in prison: CPJ's 2007 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

Preaching Without a Choir
Analysis from the Americas section of
Attacks on the Press in 2007


Ataques á la prensa en 2007
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ARGENTINA

Ruling on FM broadcasts draws concern in Argentina
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LETTER
August 28, 2008

Court asserts right to criticize public officials

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July 1, 2008

Inter-American court urges Argentina to reform defamation laws
Read the ruling in Spanish (pdf)
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May 22, 2008

TV journalist shot and killed

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March 19, 2008

CPJ Special Report:
News for Sale

Versión en español
Millions of pesos in government advertising are distributed without clear rules or standards.
October 23, 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

CPJ calls for government action after growing violence against the press

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September 19, 2008


Opposition activists attack state-owned media


September 10, 2008

Journalist dies after attack on government-run radio station

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April 8, 2008

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BRAZIL

Political activists attack journalist in Porto Alegre

October 26, 2008

In Rio de Janeiro, armed men threaten photographers covering political campaign
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July 28, 2008

Critical journalist’s home set on fire
in the northern Amazon region
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July 24, 2008

Militia leader accused of torturing reporters surrenders
CASE
June 16, 2008

CPJ appalled by reported torture of journalists, driver
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June 2, 2008

Hooded gunmen shoot at TV reporter’s car
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May 21, 2008

São Paulo court bans local paper from printing officials’ names
CASE
March 24, 2008

More than 50 civil defamation suits filed against daily and reporter
CASE
February 18, 2008

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CANADA

News media challenge news blackout
CASE
March 2008

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CHILE


Supreme Court upholds defamation decision

October 31, 2008

Chilean police officer strikes photographer
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May 23, 2008


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COLOMBIA


Colombia’s Uribe seeks investigation of interview
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August 22, 2008

Colombia admits soldiers posed as journalists in rescue
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LETTER
July 29, 2008

Provincial journalist flees home after death threats
CASE
February 13, 2008

Radio journalist flees home following threats from guerrilla group

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February 8, 2008


Journalist flees home after learning of alleged plot to kill him
CASE
January 15, 2008



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COSTA RICA


Two men convicted in Costa Rica murder
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December 20, 2007

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CUBA

Zapatero should press Cuba on jailed writers
LETTER
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September 23, 2008

CPJ concerned about health of imprisoned Cuban journalist on hunger strike

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July 30, 2008

CPJ urges EU to hold Cuba accountable for press abuses

LETTER
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June 25, 2008

Provincial journalist detained and expelled from Havana
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April 11, 2008

CPJ Special Report:

Cuba's Long Black Spring

Versión en español
Five years after the Castro government cracked down on the independent press,
more than 20 journalists remain behind bars for the crime of free expression.-
March 18, 2008

Cuba should free journalists

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February 28, 2008

CPJ welcomes the impending release of two Cuban journalists
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February 15, 2008

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Cameraman who covered crime shot dead
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August 8, 2008

Police beat and threaten journalist
CASE
November 24, 2007

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ECUADOR


Government seizes two TV outlets
and closes a radio station

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July 8, 2008

Critical journalist shot to death in Guayaquil

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June 23, 2008

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EL SALVADOR

Owner of radio station threatened with death
CASE
January 7, 2008

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GUATEMALA

Gunshots fired at home of radio reporter

CASE
July 27, 2008

CPJ condemns murder of Guatamalan journalist

Versión en español
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May 12, 2008

Cameraman shot and reporter beaten while covering protests
CASE
April 9, 2008

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GUYANA

 

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HAITI


Spanish authorities restart Haiti murder investigation

July 16, 2008

Three reporters injured while covering mass protests in Haitian capital

Version française
April 9, 2008

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HONDURAS

Radio journalist murdered in Tegucigalpa
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October 19, 2007

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MEXICO


CPJ concerned about Will probe

Versión en español
LETTER
October 24, 2008

Michoacán editor gunned down
Versión en español
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October 14, 2008

Radio host gunned down in Tabasco

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September 25, 2008

Reporter alleges beating by military personnel in Sinaloa
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August 8
, 2008


Newspaper director attacked inside his office
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June 23, 2008

Reporter flees home following alleged threats from the military
CASE
June 14, 2008

Editor threatened

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June 10, 2008

Calderón endorses federalization of crimes against freedom of expression
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June 9, 2008

Mexican federal police harass, detain reporters
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May 7, 2008

Radio director’s home shot at by unidentified gunmen
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April 25, 2008


Two community radio hosts shot and killed in Oaxaca

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April 10, 2008

Four men convicted in 2004 murder

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April 7, 2008


Shots fired at journalist’s home in western Mexico

CASE

March 21, 2008

Mexico arrests cartel member with ties to shooting

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March 17, 2008

Federal authorities drop charges against Veracruz photographer
CASE
March 5, 2008

Federal police detain, assault photographer in Veracruz
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February 25, 2008

CPJ alarmed by disappearance of reporter in Michoacán
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February 15, 2008

Mexican reporter forced to flee after death threat; paper curbs crime coverage

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February 6, 2008

Drug cartel gunman arrested for attempted murder
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January 29, 2008

Gunmen attack director of Mexican daily
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January 28, 2008

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NICARAGUA



Nicaraguan probe raises concerns of political motive

LETTER
Octo
ber 17, 2008

Journalist’s murderer released on medical parole
CASE UPDATE
March 5, 2008


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PANAMA

Judge orders seizure of weekly after story on alleged tax evasion

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September 8, 2008

Columnist barred from leaving the country
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July 28 , 2008


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PARAGUAY

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PERU


Gossip journalist and producer serving jail for defamation

Versión en español
October 17, 2008

Two men convicted in radio journalist’s murder
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April 18, 2008

Journalist harassed after reporting on local government corruption
CASE
April 1, 2008

Journalist threatened with death after reporting on local drug kingpin
CASE
February 22, 2008


Reporters threatened after reporting on sexual harassment by mayor
CASE
January 6, 2008

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PUERTO RICO

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UNITED STATES


Two Cuban reporters denied visas

Versión en español
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September 30, 2008


Dozens of journalists arrested while covering RNC

September 5, 2008

Four arrested covering protest at GOP convention

September 2, 2008

CPJ alarmed by arrest, harassment of ABC producer in Denver

August 28, 2008


CPJ urges U.S. probe in hate mail case

LETTER
July 3, 2003

Houston papers disappear, editor threatened
June 18, 2008

After six years, Al-Jazeera cameraman freed from Guantanamo
May 1, 2008

Appeals court stays fines against USA Today reporter
ALERT
March 13, 2008

Court targets Web site over bank documents

CASE
February 15, 2008

Judge Reverses Ruling on Censored Web site
CASE
February 2008

Publisher threatened after editor’s murder
CASE
January 2008

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

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URUGUAY

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VENEZUELA

Violence in the country draws CPJ concern
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LETTER
October 6, 2008

Military shuts down two radio stations
in central Guárico province

Versión en español
August 30, 2008

Shots fired at radio station in Maracaibo

CASE
July 16, 2008

RCTV anchor found dead in Caracas
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June 16, 2008

Newspaper executive slain in Caracas

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June 3, 2008

Former police officer convicted
in photographer’s murder

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May 20, 2008

Legislators call for investigation of private broadcaster
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February 12, 2008

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