Tomás Eloy Martínez

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Tomás Eloy Martínez, passionate press freedom advocate

February 4, 2010 6:07 PM ET

Argentine writer and journalist Tomás Eloy Martínez, who died on Monday after a long battle with cancer, was ranked among Latin America’s most prominent intellectuals. Best known for his novels about former President Juan Domingo Perón and his wife Eva,...

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Attacks on the Press in 2005: Headlines

February 16, 2006 12:00 PM ET

January 11: A killing in Colombia reinforces self-censorship -- Gunmen kill radio news host Julio Hernando Palacios Sánchez as he drives to work in Cúcuta. Attacked from all sides, the Colombian press censors itself to an extraordinary degree, CPJ later...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Cuba

February 16, 2006 11:37 AM ET

CUBA Cuba remained one of the world's leading jailers of journalists, second only to China. Two journalists were imprisoned during the year, joining 22 others who have been jailed since a massive crackdown on the independent press in March 2003....

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Crackdown in Cuba

May 1, 2005 12:00 AM ET

Dozens of Latin American writers join CPJ in urging Castro to release jailed colleagues...

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More than 100 Latin American writers demand release of jailed Cuban journalists

March 16, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 16, 2005—More than 100 prominent writers, editors, and reporters throughout Latin America joined the Committee to Protect Journalists today in calling on Cuban President Fidel Castro to immediately release 23 jailed journalists, saying the two-year-long imprisonments violate...

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CPJ Update

March 16, 2005 12:00 AM ET

CPJ Update March 16, 2005 News from the Committee to Protect Journalists Return to front page | See previous Updates...

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