Press freedom in the Americas "worsened" in recent months, the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) declared in its semiannual review of working conditions for journalists at its Midyear Meeting in Asuncion, Paraguay.
Prensa Libre Editor Gonzalo Marroquin, who is also chairman of the committee on free expression for the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) demanded an investigation of the murder by the national prosecutor's office for crimes against journalists.
The seminar was sponsored by the Miami-based GDA and the Caracas-based Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF) with the collaboration of the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) and the University of Miami's College of Communication.
A current E&P guest column -- sparked by an article about press freedoms in Hugo Chavez's Venezuela on this site -- has now drawn a response from Earl Maucker, editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinal in Fort Lauderdale and, more to the point in this case, president of the Inter American Press Association
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Editor Earl Maucker is leading an international delegation of Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) members to Venezuela Sunday to investigate the threat to press liberty posed by constitutional "reforms" proposed by President Hugo Chavez.
As the new president of the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA), South Florida Sun-Sentinel Editor Earl Maucker is vowing to do something that probably as close to impossible as it gets: convene the press freedom group in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
government should either charge Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein or release him from the military prison in Iraq, the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) insisted Tuesday.
The Inter American Press Association
on Tuesday delayed for at least a year adopting a painstakingly crafted 'Journalism Values' credo after Latin American publishers strenuously complained it would be used against them by enemies of the press.
Leaders of the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) insisted Saturday that the press freedom group will meet next year in Venezuela -- and they essentially dared President Hugo Chavez to stop them.
Top officials of the Inter American Press Association
(IAPA) believe pressure from the Hugo Chavez government is behind a Venezuelan hotel's sudden cancellation as the press freedom group's spring 2008 meeting.