Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Bolivia, Ecuador protests challenge media
By  • 7 November 2019
From Chile to Haiti, massive anti-government protests have spiraled across Latin America in recent weeks. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at what's fueling discontent in Bolivia and Ecuador - and how the…
China pushes 'new Silk Road' to Latin America
By , • 19 April 2019
'China's very much in the region to stay' When Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled what became known as the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013, the massive infrastructure project was quickly dubbed the "New Silk…
Venezuela's other crisis: drug trafficking
By  • 4 May 2017
Venezuela may be mired in political and economic crisis. But governance in the country is also undermined by the involvement of senior government officials in the drug trade. Among those sanctioned or facing criminal charges…
Mineritos: Bolivia's child miners
By  • 4 September 2014
Many photographers would wait decades to tackle shooting tough subjects like child labor in Bolivia’s mines. Not Daniel Burgui Iguzkiza, a freelance journalist and photographer based in Spain. After graduating from university in 2007, he…
Child labor in Bolivia
By  • 28 August 2014
In July, Bolivia passed a new child labor law that attracted a great deal of international attention. The South American country made it legal for children who are at least 10 years old to go…
Bolivian Press Association calls new insurance law for journalists a politically motivated attack on free press
By  • 10 April 2013
The Asociación de la Prensa Boliviana (National Association of the Bolivian Press), also known as the ANP, issued a statement last week condemning the country’s new life insurance law for media workers. According to the…
Bolivian media finances threatened by mandatory government content
By  • 6 March 2013
The National Press Association of Bolivia reported an outrage to freedom of expression and the confiscation of financial resources of the independent media through a regulation passed on Feb. 6, according to the Bolivian newspaper…
Radio station and Bolivian journalist set ablaze
By  • 12 November 2012
A Bolivian radio station was set on fire on Oct. 29, and days later the country’s police say that they have detained three suspects. Fernando Vidal, 78, is the owner and editor of Radio Popular…
Increasing attacks target journalists
By  • 10 April 2012
Forty-six physical and verbal assaults against journalists and Bolivian media occurred in 2011, according to a report released by The National Press Association in Bolivia (ANP). The report also cites other attacks on Bolivian free…
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