Reporters Without Borders

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 00:00
More than 20 years have passed since the military dictatorships and civil wars ended in Latin America and the Caribbean, except Colombia, which still endures an armed conflict that began half a century ago.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 00:00
In the past 10 years, Mexico has become the western hemisphere's most dangerous country for journalists
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 00:00
This is a setback for media pluralism and sets a bad precedent in the run-up to the presidential election on 17 February next year.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 00:00
Calixto Ramon Martinez Arias was arrested on 16 September and has been held ever since on a charge of insulting the president, which could lead to a three-year prison sentence.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 00:00
After 59 years on the air, the Quito radio station La Pantera 960 AM was closed down and its equipment seized two days ago by the chief of police of Pichincha province.
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 00:00
There has a new surge in cases of harassment and censorship of journalists working for radio stations that have been outspoken in their criticism of the government since the June 2009 coup d'etat
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 00:00
What right does the president, who already has his own Sunday programme, have to inflict his speeches on so many stations when one would suffice? Especially when he can impose a "cadena" whenever he likes and for as long as he likes. Used in thi
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 00:00
Cuba's National Revolutionary Police (PNR) arrested Juan Carlos Reyes Ocana, journalist on the small news agency Holguin Press on 29 January then took him to a police barracks to face charges of "insult", "disobedience" and "illeg
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 00:00
Reporters Without Borders today condemned as an act of political revenge the cancellation of a television station's licence, seven months after the same action was taken against radio La Voz de Bagua Grande.
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 00:00
Seven journalists were killed in the Americas in 2007 for doing their job, compared with 16 the previous year