- A group of U.N. “human rights experts” criticized the Honduran government for not properly investigating death threats and murders of against journalists.
- A study by a Mexican press watchdog group concluded that regional newspapers rarely reported on widespread “narcoviolence.”
- Reporters Without Borders accused demobilized ex-paramilitary members in Colombia of “forcing journalists to self-censorship or exile.”
The above protest is an unfortunate reminder of the dangers constantly faced by the press in Latin America. Perhaps the situation for the media will improve in 2011 though it's much easier to be pessimistic than hopeful.
Online Sources- The Latin Americanist
Video Source - YouTube