Body of kidnapped Mexican columnist found

The decapitated body of an outspoken Mexican newspaper columnist was found in a garden on the outskirts of the tourist city of Acapulco June 2. Jorge Torres Palacios, a journalist and spokesperson for the...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects NYT reporter leak case

A New York Times reporter who has refused to identify a confidential source to the Justice Department faces jail time after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his appeal. James Risen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize...

Paraguayan reporter killed after cartel coverage

A Paraguayan broadcast journalist who had covered drug trafficking near the country’s lawless border with Brazil was shot and killed in the northern city of Pedro Juan Caballero. Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz, a...

Bomb detonates at journalist’s home in Peru

By Inés Gaviria A bomb exploded early April 22 outside the house of a Peruvian journalist who has been critical of local government and the sugar industry. Yofré López Sifuentes is the founder and...

Cuban journalist held after police dog attack story

A Cuban journalist who wrote a story about a police dog attack during an effort by authorities to halt a brawl has been jailed on terrorism charges. Juliet Michelena Díaz was arrested April 7, three days...