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Altos funcionarios bolivianos amenazan con encarcelar a periodistas

Juan Karita/AP

Bogotá, 16 de junio de 2016 - Altos funcionarios bolivianos, enfurecidos por la cobertura informativa de un escándalo de tráfico de influencias gubernamental que contribuyó a echar por tierra las aspiraciones de reelección del presidente Evo Morales, están fustigando a los medios independientes del país y exigiendo que los periodistas vayan a prisión.

17 de Junio 2016 12:34 PM ET

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Bolivian officials threaten journalists with jail

Bolivian Vice President Álvaro García Linera speaks to reporters in La Paz, February 21, 2016. (Juan Karita/AP)

Bogotá, June 16, 2016 - Enraged over press coverage of a government influence-peddling scandal that helped crush President Evo Morales's reelection hopes, high-ranking Bolivian officials are lashing out at the country's independent media and demanding that journalists be sent to prison.

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Journalists temporarily flee Bolivia after harassment

Bogotá, October 19, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the official harassment of two executives of a Bolivian newspaper that has reported on government corruption in the northern department of Pando. Both journalists sought refuge in Brazil for three days after the episode, according to news reports.

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