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Topic “Paraguay”

Journalist working on the Brazil-Paraguay border receives anonymous death threats via text message

On the evening of Wednesday, May 8, investigative reporter Lourenso Véras received threatening text messages saying that he was on a list of people to executed in the frontier region between Brazil and Paraguay, according to the website Mercosur News.  Read more »


Journalist is shot and killed in Paraguay near the border with Brazil


Carlos Manuel Artaza, a journalist in Paraguay was shot five times and killed on Thursday April 25 in Pedro Juan Caballero city, near the capital of Asunción, where he was hospitalized, reported newspaper ABC Color. Read more »


Journalists in Paraguay write "ethical manifesto"

After two years of meeting in workshops with journalists and communication students from several cities in Paraguay, the non-profit Topu’â Paraguay presented the "Ethical Manifesto for Journalists in Paraguay" with the purpose of "covering the need for principles Read more »


Armed group bombs radio station in Paraguay

A radio broadcaster was bombed on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 4, reported the newspaper ABC. Read more »


Public media "purge" persists in Paraguay, says Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF in French) released a statement on its website denouncing the "continuing purge" in Paraguay's public media outlets. The statement followed the announcement that the contract of Carlos Goncalves, director of "Redpública" on Radio Nacional Paraguay, would be terminated on Sept. 30. Read more »


Press union in Paraguay repudiates threats from president's brother

The Paraguayan Journalists' Syndicate (SPP in Spanish) repudiated the intimidation and attack on two journalists by President Federico Franco and his brother, reported the website Crónica Viva. Read more »


Paraguayan government continues attacks against public, alternative press

During the Paraguay Resists Social Forum, that took place in the Plaza of Arms, in front of the national Congress, in Asuncion, Paraguay, on Tuesday and Wednesday Aug. Read more »


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