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Venezuela urged to end block on CNN en Español

  The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned efforts by Venezuela’s government to block CNN en Español, which officials accused of broadcasting “war propaganda” after it reported claims that Venezuela illegally sold visas and passports to individuals with possible links to terrorism. The broadcaster was taken off air for at least 70 days on Wednesday […]

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En peligro la existencia de la CIDH por falta de financiación

Read this statement in English. El Instituto Internacional de la Prensa (IPI, por sus siglas en inglés), escritores y miembros de la red de Intercambio Internacional por la Libertad de Expresión (IFEX) instan a todos los estados miembros, observadores permanentes y otros donantes potenciales de la OEA a que reconsideren su falta de apoyo económico […]

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Venezuelan journalists attacked covering food riots

The International Press Institute (IPI) today blasted a series of attacks on journalists covering protests in Venezuela’s capital city Caracas and joined calls for a full investigation to hold the assailants accountable. More than a dozen journalists were threatened, beaten and robbed as they covered spontaneous protests against increased food shortages in the country that […]

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Venezuelan authorities block Grupo Infobae website again

Argentine news organisation Grupo Infobae said this week that Venezuelan authorities have blocked access to an online platform the group created to circumvent a similar block on its main website less than two weeks ago. The group announced that it was setting up a new domain, Infobae.media, in the wake of authorities’ decision to block […]

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