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Costa Rica y el ‘efecto Trump’ – sin protocolo de emergencia
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Costa Rica y el ‘efecto Trump’ – sin protocolo de emergencia

Alvaro Murillo - March 8, 2017

We are pleased to publish this article in its original Spanish as well as in English. Read it in English here. La campaña electoral agarró fuerza demasiado…

Costa Rica lacks a freedom of information law but still ranks high in press freedom
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica lacks a freedom of information law but still ranks high in press freedom

Zach Dyer - May 3, 2016

Costa Rica doesn’t have a freedom of information law but that hasn’t kept the country from achieving the highest rank in the Americas for press freedom, according…

Police arrest four suspects in assault on Costa Rican journalist
Crime
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Crime
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Police arrest four suspects in assault on Costa Rican journalist

L. Arias - October 2, 2015

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) agents on Friday morning arrested four people suspected of attacking Telenoticias Channel 7 journalist Álvaro Sánchez last July. Police arrested a 29-year-old woman and three…

Mexico City murders deepen threatened journalists’ fears
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Mexico City murders deepen threatened journalists’ fears

Yemeli Ortega | AFP - August 5, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Mexico City was once seen as an island of refuge in one of the world's most dangerous countries for reporters, but the brutal killing of…

Costa Rican journalist attacked, injured by mob at crime scene
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Crime
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Costa Rican journalist attacked, injured by mob at crime scene

Jill Replogle - July 21, 2015

Álvaro Sánchez, a reporter for Costa Rica's TV Channel 7 news, Telenoticias, was attacked by a mob Monday night in Desamparados, south of the capital, where he…

Solís looks to reset relations with Costa Rican media
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Media matters
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Solís looks to reset relations with Costa Rican media

Zach Dyer - May 7, 2015

Casa Presidencial wrapped up a two-day goodwill offensive Wednesday in its attempt to reestablish credibility with the country’s free speech advocates after several clashes with local media — most…

Venezuelan newspapers at risk of closure, says press group
Bolivarian Revolution
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Venezuelan newspapers at risk of closure, says press group

AFP - April 16, 2015

Read our coverage of the Summit of the Americas here  MIAMI – Several Venezuelan newspapers are at risk of imminent closure, the Inter-American Press Association warned Thursday, accusing…

Government backpedals on media reform bill amid outcry
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Business
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Government backpedals on media reform bill amid outcry

Zach Dyer - April 8, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís’ administration found itself once again playing defense with the media after the Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (MICITT) released a “draft” version…

Attacks on Mexico journalists surge, says rights group
Crime
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Crime
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Attacks on Mexico journalists surge, says rights group

AFP - March 24, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Attacks on journalists in Mexico have surged during President Enrique Peña Nieto's first two years in power, with assaults reported every 26.7 hours, a press…

Organized crime and local power struggles blamed in murder of three Guatemalan journalists
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Crime
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Organized crime and local power struggles blamed in murder of three Guatemalan journalists

AFP - March 17, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala — Deadly attacks against three journalists in southern Guatemala last week could be revenge for their work exposing corruption and organized crime, government officials,…

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