Latin America

16 May 2017

Javier Valdez Cárdenas, the founder of the weekly Riodoce who also worked for French news agency AFP, was shot dead outside his office by unidentified gunmen in Culiacan city in the north-western Mexican state of Sinaloa. ...

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16 February 2017

Two radio journalists have been killed in the Dominican Republic after gunmen opened fire during a news bulletin which was being broadcast on Facebook Live. ...

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30 November 2016

20 sport journalists from Brazil were among the 75 victims of the ill-fated plane carrying the players of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense which crashed near the Colombian city of Medellin. ...

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12 February 2015

The Federation of Colombian Journalists (Fecolper), affiliated to the IFJ, has successfully petitioned the court in Colombia on behalf of Rodrigo Callejas Bedoya, a journalist who was granted protection by the Colombian Commission of Human Righ ...

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11 February 2015

The Federation of Journalists in Latin America and Caribbean (FEPALC) has accused the self-proclaimed Independent Patriotic Movement in the Dominican Republic , of recklessness and incitement to violence after they threatened four Dominican j ...

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