Jorge Mynor Alegría Armendáriz

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Guatemala

March 14, 2005 11:31 AM ET

Guatemala In December 2004, the U.N. Verification Mission in Guatemala (MINUGUA) ceased monitoring the implementation of the 1996 peace accords that ended decades of civil conflict. The end of the MINUGUA mission was a political milestone for Guatemala, yet the...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Guatemala

March 11, 2004 12:05 PM ET

Seven years after the government and former guerrillas signed the last of a series of peace accords ending Guatemala's 36-year civil conflict, the nation continued its struggle with a legacy of massive human rights violations and impunity. As relations between...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Guatemala

March 31, 2003 12:06 PM ET

Relations between the government and much of the press remained hostile during 2002. Human rights groups continued to criticize President Alfonso Portillo Cabrera's administration for ignoring and postponing obligations that the Guatemalan state had agreed to under peace accords that...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Guatemala

March 26, 2002 12:07 PM ET

Amid harassment and violence against journalists, human rights activists, and judges involved in high-profile cases, Guatemala's political stability deteriorated considerably in 2001, and press freedom along with it. The administration of President Alfonso Portillo Cabrera, a member of the right-wing...

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37 journalists killed for their work in 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 3, 2002--A total of 37 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2001, a sharp increase from 2000 when 24 were killed, according to CPJ research. At least 25 were murdered, almost...

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37 periodistas asesinados por su trabajo en el 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Nueva York, 3 de enero de 2002 -- Un total de 37 periodistas fueron asesinados en todo el mundo como resultado directo de su labor en el 2001, un brusco incremento en relación con el año 2000, cuando 24...

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Controversial radio journalist killed

September 18, 2001 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 18, 2001—Guatemalan radio journalist Jorge Mynor Alegría Armendáriz was murdered at around 10 p.m. on the evening of September 5, CPJ has confirmed. Alegría was shot at least five times outside his home in Puerto Barrios, a...

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