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  Chavez: Government owns part of radio  President Hugo Chavez: Venezuela will name a government representative to the board of opposition broadcaster Globovision   Russian agent was dramatic TV reporter  Vicky Pelaez, 55, one of the 11 people accused of being secret agents for Russia is known for her leftist writings as a columnist for El Diario...   Shutdown of magazine raises questions  Colombia lost one of its independent magazines when the parent company of Cambio suddenly announced it was ceasing publication Protests continue following 2 deaths   Protests over media freedom continued, a day after two student protesters were killed in separate clashes Senate passes controversial media bill  After 16 hours of debate, Senate passed a reform law that critics say targets media outlets critical of the government Contentious media bill approved  The lower house of Congress has approved a law that spells out media ownership rules and calls for the creation of a regulatory agency   Chavez moving to silence critics  U.S. intelligence report: The closure of 32 radio stations and a proposed law are signs that Chavez is moving to quash criticism of his government Dozens of radio stations shut down  At least 34 private radio stations were closed indefinitely, for various reasons, and 206 more were at risk of being shut down   Debate row as Chavez cuts TV show  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has cancelled an edition of his show, Alo Presidente, amid arguments with the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas ... Globovision president's home raided  The head of an independent TV station that has criticized Chavez said officials were trying to frighten him when they raided one of his homes Globovision president's home raided  Venezuelan federal investigators raided the suburban home of the president of a privately run tv station that has frequently opposed Chavez First Guantanamo video released  A videotape of a detainee being questioned at the US prison camp has been released for the first time. Castro speaks live on Chavez show TV station off the air Map of Caracas Venezuela
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1. 2017-06-23 Colombia conflict: Seized Dutch journalists still held Catatumbo, Colombia
2. 2016-02-08 Mexico: Crime reporter kidnapped in Veracruz Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico
D. 2015-08-02 Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa found dead
E. 2013-06-14 Ecuador MPs approve media curbs Ecuador
F. 2012-10-29 Journalist Fernando Vidal set alight on air Yacuiba, Bolivia
6. 2012-05-30 French reporter freed in Colombia Caqueta, Colombia
7. 2012-04-28 Journalist missing in Farc raid Caqueta, Colombia
2010-12-24 Cuba begins to publish U.S. documents Cuba
J. 2010-07-20 Chavez: Government owns part of radio Venezuela

Mexico: Crime reporter kidnapped in Veracruz Map of Orizaba Veracruz Mexico  The authorities in the Gulf coast state are searching for Anabel Flores Salazar who was dragged from her home by armed men Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa found dead Map of Narvarte Mexico City Mexico  Ruben Espinosa, who worked for the investigative magazine Proceso, has been found dead along with four other people in a flat in Mexico City Ecuador MPs approve media curbs  Ecuador's National Assembly has passed a controversial bill creating a media watchdog and redistributing radio and television frequencies Journalist Fernando Vidal set alight on air   A Bolivian radio journalist has been attacked by unidentified assailants while he was conducting a radio show in the southern city of Yacuib... French reporter freed in Colombia   Romeo Langlois, abducted a month ago by left-wing Farc rebels in Colombia, was handed over to a group of international mediators in the jung...   Journalist missing in Farc raid   A French journalist is missing after Farc rebels killed four soldiers trying to destroy cocaine laboratories   Cuba begins to publish U.S. documents
Colombia conflict: Seized Dutch journalists still held Map of Catatumbo Colombia


year 2017 Top ^

Jun.23   Colombia
  Two Dutch journalists seized in Colombia last weekend by ELN rebels have not been released yet,


year 2016 Top ^

Feb.8   Mexico


year 2015 Top ^

Aug.2   Mexico


year 2013 Top ^

Jun.14   Ecuador


year 2012 Top ^

Oct.29   Bolivia
May.30   Colombia
Apr.28   Colombia


year 2010 Top ^

Dec.24   Cuba
  A government-run website has begun translating into Spanish and posting online leaked U.S. government cables that discuss the island nation

Jul.20   Venezuela
Jun.29   Peru
Feb.23   Colombia
Jan.26   Venezuela


year 2009 Top ^

Oct.10   Argentina
Sep.18   Argentina
Aug.18   Venezuela
Aug.1   Venezuela
May.30   Venezuela
May.23   Venezuela
May.21   Venezuela


year 2008 Top ^

Jul.15   Guantanamo


year 2007 Top ^

Oct.14   Cuba
May.27   Venezuela
  Radio Caracas Television, Venezuela's most-watched television station and outlet for the political opposition, went off the air
 The government refused to renew RCTV broadcast license, which has been broadcasting for 53 years. It was replaced by a state-run station -- Tves. Police used water cannons and tear gas to break up thousands of demonstrators protesting the government's decision
May.26   Venezuela Tens of thousands protest over TV issue Map of Caracas Venezuela
  Venezuelans are protesting as a station Radio Caracas TV, critical of the government, is taken off the air


year 2006 Top ^

Oct.27   Mexico Shootouts kill journalist
Map of Oaxaca Mexico
  2 shootouts left an American journalist dead in the city of Oaxaca where protesters have barricaded streets


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