Monthly Archive: March 2012
An online newspaper in El Salvador is facing threats because of its stories about alleged negotiations between the government and criminal gangs.
The publication, El Faro, ran an article last week detailing a government deal to give certain benefits to jailed gang leaders like transfers to better prison facilities or even money if they would cut back on the violence. Continue reading
Make sure to take advantage of early-bird rates for the Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 Spring Conference on Long Island before they end this Friday, March 9. Continue reading
Journalism and the World | March 2nd, 2012 | #Latin America
Ecuador’s President Promises to Pardon Journalists
This happened earlier in the week, but it’s worth mentioning briefly.
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa said on Monday he would pardon the four newspapermen who were convicted of libeling him. Continue reading