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News Media in the Americas Faces Attack

Attacks by Mexican drug gangs and government harassment in several countries are having a chilling effect on the news media in Latin America, a hemisphere-wide media group said Monday. “Although the news media continue to carry out their public-service missions robustly in other countries, individual newspapers and journalists have faced a variety of direct and indirect efforts by governments, politicians and powerful interests to constrain them,” the Inter American Press Association said. The IAPA, in its midyear report on press freedom in the hemisphere, denounced hostility toward news media by Argentina and Venezuela and the jailing of 25 journalists in Cuba. Full Story

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