Jesús Rafael Flores Rojas

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Venezuela

February 5, 2007 10:59 AM ET

VENEZUELA President Hugo Chávez Frías, who has outlasted a coup and a recall, swept to victory in the December 3 presidential election amid tense relations with the press. Chávez threatened to withhold licenses from broadcast outlets critical of his...

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Venezuelan columnist shot to death in front of home

August 29, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 29, 2006—An unidentified assailant shot and killed Venezuelan columnist Jesús Rafael Flores Rojas last week in front of his home in El Tigre in southwestern Anzoátegui province. The Committee to Protect Journalists is investigating whether Flores’ murder...

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