Paraguay / 2007

Radio journalist gunned down in southeastern Paraguay

August 23, 2007 12:00 PM ET

 New York, August 23, 2007—Radio reporter Tito Alberto Palma was shot to death Wednesday night at a friend’s house in Paraguay’s southeastern city of Mayor Otaño. The Committee to Protect Journalists called today on Paraguayan authorities to conduct a thorough investigation and bring all those responsible to justice. Palma, a...

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Missing radio journalist found 17 months after vanishing

July 16, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 16, 2007—A Paraguayan radio reporter resurfaced last week in the Brazilian city of São Paulo, almost a year and a half after he went missing in northern Paraguay. The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed the news that Enrique Galeano was found alive, and it called on Paraguayan...

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Paraguayan journalist threatened after corruption, drug trafficking reports

May 3, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 3, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the safety of Paraguayan journalist Oscar Bogado Silva, who has received repeated death threats after reporting on local corruption and drug trafficking. Bogado, correspondent for the Asunción-based daily Última Hora, told CPJ that unidentified individuals broke into his...

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Paraguayan reporter missing for over a year; CPJ seeks urgent investigation

February 8, 2007 12:00 PM ET

President Duarte Frutos: The Committee to Protect Journalists would like to reiterate its concern about the fate of Enrique Galeano, Paraguayan host of a morning news and music program on the Horqueta-based Radio Azotey, who has been missing for over a year. We urge you to uphold your pledge to thoroughly investigate Galeano's case.

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Brazil

February 5, 2007 11:41 AM ET

Versão em português Although freedom of expression is enshrined in Brazil's 1988 constitution, journalists' ability to cover the news was impeded by judges whose legal interpretations effectively restricted the press. During the run-up to the October 1 general election, electoral courts banned media outlets from covering corruption allegations against political...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Paraguay

February 5, 2007 11:17 AM ET

PARAGUAY The death of former dictator Alfredo Stroessner in August triggered a wave of stories about the widespread human rights and press freedom abuses woven into the fabric of Paraguayan history. As today’s journalists reflected on the institutionalized attacks of the past, they confronted different, yet grave dangers of...

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