Costa Rica / 2005

Two shooting incidents reported at La Nación in less than a month

March 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 28, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists today called for a prompt and thorough investigation into two gunfire attacks this month against the facilities of the daily newspaper La Nación in Costa Rica's capital, San José. Three unidentified assailants fired several shots at the newspaper building from...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Americas Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:56 AM ET

Overview by Carlos Lauría Journalists throughout the Americas came under increased attack in 2004 for reporting on political corruption, drug trafficking, and organized crime. Although democratic rights have been expanding in the region, press freedom has not always improved as a result....

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Costa Rica

March 14, 2005 11:37 AM ET

Costa Rica The nine-year legal battle of Mauricio Herrera Ulloa, a reporter with the San José–based daily La Nación (The Nation), ended on August 3, when the Inter-American Court of Human Rights announced a ruling overturning his 1999 conviction on criminal defamation charges. The Costa Rica–based court also ruled that...

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March 8, 2005 12:00 PM ET

MARCH 8 and MARCH 23, 2005 Posted: March 28, 2005 La Nación ATTACKED Two gunfire attacks were reported in March 2005 against the facilities of the daily newspaper La Nación in Costa Rica's capital, San José....

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