Guyler Delva

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CPJ calls on Haitian authorities to act in Dominique murder

January 21, 2014 2:23 PM ET

New York, January 21, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes new progress in the case of Jean Lépold Dominique, a prominent Haitian radio journalist who was murdered in 2000, and renews its calls to the Haitian authorities to bring...

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For Haitian media, a big story amid big demands

March 12, 2010 4:29 PM ET

In the aftermath of the January 12 earthquake, Kerby Joseph stays on the job. He helps gather news for Amikal FM, a radio station that now broadcasts from a tent in the devastated Haitian town of Leogane, where most...

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Journalists fleeing Haiti in aftermath of quake

March 5, 2010 6:02 PM ET

Thousands of Haitians, including many journalists, have fled the country since the January 12 earthquake. Ronald Leon, a veteran journalist who worked with Haiti’s National Television station, Radio Caraibes and Tropic FM, has now settled in Florida, leaving behind his family and his...

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Haitian media casualties, damages mount

January 26, 2010 4:34 PM ET

Working in an atmosphere of great confusion and grief, our sources in Haiti are compiling preliminary lists of media casualties, documenting damages to news facilities, and examining the challenges ahead. SOS Journalistes, a press advocacy group led by the...

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In Haiti, initial media toll is released

January 24, 2010 10:57 AM ET

The Association of Haitian Journalists has recorded at least three media fatalities and one seriously wounded journalist as a preliminary toll from the earthquake that struck the Caribbean island on January 12. In an interview with CPJ from Port-au-Prince,...

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Haitian journalist describes scenes of death and destruction

January 15, 2010 2:15 PM ET

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, prominent Haitian journalist Joseph Guyler Delva, 43, was driving his car on the streets of Port-au-Prince. Delva, the country’s leading press freedom advocate, was on his way to pick-up his 7-year-old daughter from school when...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Americas Developments

February 10, 2009 12:52 AM ET

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Journalist sentenced to prison for defamation

December 12, 2008 2:48 PM ET

New York, December 12, 2008--A Port-au-Prince court sentenced journalist and press freedom advocate Guyler Delva to one month in prison on Wednesday for defaming a former senator. Delva said he has received death threats he believes are linked to the...

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Hungry journalists in Haiti grow desperate

October 2, 2008 11:30 AM ET

Haiti's best known press freedom activist, Guyler Delva, sent out a frantic call for help yesterday morning. At least 70 journalists and media workers in the northern city of Gonaïves are living in dire circumstances, Delva said in his e-mail....

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Three reporters injured while covering mass protests in Haitian capital

April 9, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 9, 2008—Two Haitian reporters were injured by rubber bullets while covering clashes between protesters and Haitian and U.N. forces in Port-au-Prince Tuesday, according to news reports and interviews. A third journalist was wounded by pellets that were...

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