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IPI World Congress opens with roll-call of 72 journalists killed

The IPI World Congress 2012 opened in Port of Spain this morning with a chilling press freedom report: This year is shaping up to be the deadliest year for journalists since IPI began keeping records 15 years ago, IPI Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie said in her annual Director’s Report, which reviews press freedom developments. […]

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Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister to open IPI World Congress

Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Trinidad and Tobago’s first female prime minister, will open this year’s IPI World Congress, the International Press Institute (IPI) freemedia.atannounced today. Persad-Bissessar, a former attorney general, won a landslide victory in elections in May 2010, pledging to bring transparency and accountability to all areas of government. IPI’s World Congress 2012 – in Port […]

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