Tag Archives: press freedom

Latin America Deadliest Area for Journalists in 2022, Mexico Leads Region

PULSE NEWS MEXICO According to a report released by international watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Tuesday, Jan. 24, Latin America was the deadliest region for reporters in 2022, with Mexico coming in as the worst for press killings in the territory and second-worst internationally. And while journalist killings in 2022 rose by nearly 50 globally amid lawlessness and war,

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Mexico’s Open War on Journalists

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS On Thursday, Jan. 27, the daily newspaper Infobae published an article noting that in 90 percent of the legal cases “investigated” by the Mexican government’s so-called Protection Mechanism for Human Rights Defenders and Journalists (MPPDDHP), no convictions are ever delivered. This figure came from the administration’s own Interior Secretariat (SeGob), which oversees the MPPDDHP office, following

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Six Arrested for Dominguez Rodriguez Slaying

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF      Mexican authorities arrested six suspects on Wednesday, March 28, on charges related to the January slaying of Tamaulipas journalist Carlos Domínguez Rodríguez. Domínguez Rodríguez, who was an independent reporter for a local newspaper in the northern border town of Nuevo Laredo, was stabbed two dozen times in front of relatives on Jan.

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