Ricardo Ortega

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Americas Developments

February 10, 2009 12:52 AM ET

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Spanish authorities restart Haiti murder investigation

July 16, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 16, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is encouraged by the decision of Spanish authorities to reactivate the investigation into the 2004 murder of Antena 3 correspondent Ricardo Ortega, who was fatally shot in Haiti while covering the...

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Préval pledges justice in murders of Haitian journalists

September 27, 2007 12:00 PM ET

Préval pledges justice in murders of Haitian journalists New York, September 27, 2007—Haitian President René Préval has pledged support for an independent committee evaluating stalled investigations into a series of unsolved journalist murders this decade and said that all political...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Haiti

March 14, 2005 11:31 AM ET

Haiti Supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide attacked opposition journalists in the months prior to the uprising that forced Aristide from power in February. After the president fled the country, rebel groups targeted pro-Aristide journalists, particularly in Haiti's rural northern...

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Taking sides: Haiti

July 26, 2004 12:00 AM ET

Under Haiti's new transitional government, journalists-especially those who supported former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide-remain at risk in a politically polarized environment. By Carlos Lauria and Jean-Roland Chery Nearly five months after the ouster of President Jean Bertrand Aristide, journalists in Haiti...

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March 8, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 8, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) mourns the loss of a Spanish television journalist killed yesterday afternoon when gunmen opened fire on demonstrators in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The demonstrators were calling for the prosecution of former...

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