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Topic “Mexico”

Mexican Playboy editor reports receiving death threats for covering corruption

Argentine journalist Gabriel Bauducco, editor of the Playboy magazine in Mexico, reported receiving death threats through several anonymous e-mails on Wednesday, Aug. 1, according to a video on the magazine's website. Read more »

Magazine distributor set on fire in second attack against press in Monterrey, Mexico, in three days

Two days after the offices of the newspaper El Norte were set on fire in the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico, another similar fire was reported on Tuesday, July 31, in the same city against a newspaper and magazine distributor. Read more »

Mexican reporter threatened while interviewing rural community leader

A Mexican reporter filed a complaint for threats made against her by the former federal deputy candidate of the New Alliance Party, according to the news site Sin Embargo. Read more »

Protection requested for threatened Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho reported another death threat due to her work, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Read more »

Mexican governor asks press to help change image of Sinaloa, a state racked by drug violence

The Mexican governor of Sinaloa asked the press to change the image of this western state when reporting about drug trafficking and organized crime, reported the radio station Radio Fórmula. Read more »

Press organizations demand investigation of 17 missing journalists in Mexico

The international organizations Reporters Without Borders, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), and the Journalists' Rights House in Mexico called on Mexican authorities to investigate missing journalists, including the most recent case of reporter and photographer Miguel Morales Estrada, who disappeared on July 19 in the city of Poza Rica, Veracruz. Read more »

Jailed Mexican journalist starts hunger strike after being transferred to psychiatric clinic

A Mexican journalist held in prison started a hunger strike on the night of Wednesday, July 25, protesting against her transfer to a psychiatric clinic, reported the newspaper El Universal. Read more »


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