Paraguay / 2006

Death threats against journalist after drug trafficking report

July 18, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 18, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists urges authorities in Paraguay to investigate death threats against a journalist covering drug trafficking in an area where another journalist disappeared more than five months ago. Luis Alcides Ruiz Díaz of the weekly Hechos received an anonymous text message Saturday warning...

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Paraguayan reporter placed on CPJ missing list

March 30, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 30, 2006—Nearly two months after Paraguayan radio reporter Enrique Galeano vanished, the Committee to Protect Journalists today placed the journalist on its missing list and renewed its call for the authorities to thoroughly investigate the journalist’s fate. Galeano, also known as “El Pirulito,” has been missing since...

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Journalist escaped unharmed after his car was shot

March 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 1, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Paraguayan authorities to fully investigate an attack against newspaper reporter Juan Augusto Roa, whose car was fired on by unidentified gunmen on Monday night near the southern city of Encarnación. The reporter was unharmed. Roa, a correspondent for the...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Americas Snapshots

February 16, 2006 11:46 AM ET

Attacks and developments throughout the region...

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Radio reporter missing in Paraguay

February 15, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 15, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists voiced concern today about the fate of Paraguayan radio journalist Enrique Galeano, who has been missing since February 4. CPJ is investigating whether his disappearance is related to his journalistic work. Galeano, who hosts a morning news and music show on...

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Harassed newspaper director loses criminal defamation appeal

January 6, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 6, 2006 ­ The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by a decision by the Paraguayan Supreme Court of Justice to uphold the criminal defamation conviction of Aldo Zuccolillo, director of the Paraguayan daily ABC Color. The Court ordered Zuccolillo on December 28, 2005 to pay a...

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