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Opposition supporters clash with riot police during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government and to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the end of the dictatorship of Perez Jimenez in San Cristobal
By Edition On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Outrage expressed at acts of violence against journalists in Venezuela

ANTIGUA - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has condemned and expressed outrage at acts of violence against several journalists reported last week in Venezuela and described the attacks as a "public exhibition More...

By Edition On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Press association condemns use of legal proceedings against media in Venezuela

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Friday voiced a complaint that Venezuela is one of the countries in the Americas with most legal proceedings against journalists and news media, a mechanism More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Press freedom organisation calls for release of arrested Venezuelan journalist

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has called for the release from detention of Venezuelan journalist Braulio Jatar, director of the portal Reporte Confidencial (Confidential Report), on Margarita More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

MP: “Media in Curaçao in the hands of politics and commerce”

WILLEMSTAD – The media in Curaçao is being bribed to brainwash the people. This is according to the Independent Member of Parliament Glenn Sulvaran in the debate on convicted MPs. “Consciously decide who you More...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas
By Edition On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Travel ban is now part of Venezuela’s harassment of independent media

PARIS, France -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the increased pressure that the Venezuelan authorities are putting on the country’s few independent news media by using their control of the judicial More...

Diosdado Cabello
By Edition On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Venezuela congress head requests travel ban for journalists

The head of Venezuela’s congress says he is asking courts to bar news executives from leaving the country while he’s suing them for alleged defamation. Those targeted include the head of El Nacional, the largest More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

UNESCO chief condemns killing of Colombian journalist

PARIS, France -- The head of the United Nations agency mandated to defend press freedom has denounced the killing of Colombian journalist Luis Carlos Peralta Cuéllar in the “strongest possible terms” and urged More...

By Edition On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Press association condemns journalist murder in Honduras; violence in Mexico, Dominican Republic

MIAMI, USA -- The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has condemned the murder of television host Carlos Fernández in Honduras and attacks on journalists in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, calling on the More...

Haiti Port au Prince
By Edition On Friday, September 12th, 2014

Journalists subject to politically-motivated attacks in Haitian town

PETIT-GOÂVE, Haiti - At least five journalists have been the victims of physical or verbal attacks in the past month in Petit-Goâve, a coastal town 40 miles west of Port-au-Prince. The latest victim on Tuesday More...