Uruguay / 2007

Supreme Court convicts journalist in criminal defamation case

April 18, 2007 12:00 PM ET

APRIL 18, 2007 Posted May 16, 2007 Gustavo Escanlar Patrone, Canal 10 LEGAL ACTION The Uruguayan Supreme Court of Justice ratified a three-month suspended prison sentence against Escanlar, host of the television program “Bendita TV,” in a criminal defamation suit....

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Americas Analysis

February 5, 2007 11:56 AM ET

Leftists Lean on the Latin American MediaBy Carlos Lauría Latin America's new leftist leaders may try to portray themselves as good news for the press, using the rhetoric of liberal democracy. But political and media analysts say these recently installed left-wing administrations are deeply rooted in the region's longstanding culture...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Americas Snapshots

February 5, 2007 11:51 AM ET

Attacks & developments throughout the region...

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