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Who is killing Central America's journalists?

September 24, 2014 10:00 AM ET

Widespread violence and impunity leave murders unsolved Amid the violence and instability caused by organized crime and corruption in Central America, Honduras and Guatemala have experienced an alarming rise in the number of murders of, and attacks against, journalists. Near complete impunity for these crimes means the cases go mostly...

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On Assignment: Covering Conflicts Safely

February 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET

Guide for reporting in hazardous situations....

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Speaking Out: Postwar Journalism in Guatemala and El Salvador

August 11, 1999 8:17 PM ET

Guatemala and El Salvador have both emerged from bloody civil wars fought between conservative central governments and leftist insurgents. And in both countries, the press is beginning to show signs of independence....

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Guatemala's President Is No Friend of the Press

May 2, 1999 8:17 PM ET

"During the long period of armed confrontation, even thinking critically was a dangerous act in Guatemala, and to write about political and social realities, events or ideas meant running the risk of threats, torture, disappearance and death," writes the Commission for Historical Clarification in its report on Guatemala's civil war,...

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Around the world: A regional look at the state of press freedom in 1995

May 3, 1996 8:17 PM ET

Africa For the third consecutive year, Ethiopia held more journalists in jail--31 at year's end--than any other country in Africa. Most were detained without charges....

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