Brazilian radio journalist killed on air

A Brazilian radio announcer known for criticizing local politicians was shot dead by two gunmen while broadcasting a live  program in the town of Camocim, in the northeastern state of Ceara. Gleydson...

Twice-fired Venezuelan journalist fights on

“Once the government knows you who are…they never forget it.” Being an opposition journalist in Venezuela under former president Hugo Chávez and his successor Nicolás Maduro has never been easy. But...

Gunmen kill two journalists in Guatemala

Gunmen have killed two journalists and critically injured a third in a city park in a regional capital in western Guatemala. Danilo López, of Prensa Libre newspaper, and Federico Salazar, of Radio Nuevo...

Colombian radio journalist slain

A Colombian radio journalist has been shot and killed in a southwestern town near the city of Cali, the second journalist killed in an assassination-style shooting in a month. Edgar Quintero, a journalist...

Mexican editor flees after abduction

A newspaper editor in the border city of Matamoros, Mexico has fled the city after being abducted and beaten by gunmen following the newspaper's reports on drug cartel-related violence in the area. Enrique...

Chilean officials sentenced for 1973 murders

A court in Chile has sentenced two former military officials for their role in the highly-publicized murders of a U.S. journalist and student in 1973. Charles Horman, 31, a journalist and filmmaker, and...

Ecuador’s ‘gag law’ stifles independent press

2013 legislation led to media fines, newspaper closures When it comes to his feelings about critical journalists, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa doesn’t mince words. In August, during his regular...