Prensa Libre is a Guatemalan newspaper published in Guatemala City by Prensa Libre, S.A. and distributed nationwide. It was formerly the most widely circulated newspaper in the country and as of 2007 it has the second-widest circulation. It is considered a local newspaper of record. It was founded in 1951..
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Lien Verwimp flipped through the rumpled, yellowing newspapers with a bemused look on her face, not sure how to react to the curious birthday gift in front of her.
After a series of firings and journalists quitting because of complaints of censorship during the recent presidential campaign in Peru, the sudden cancellation of one of the most watched and credible journalistic programs in Peru has prompted a debate about freedom of expression and the impact of media monopolies on citizens' right to information.
Dominican Republic journalist Francisco Fras, editor of Cabrera FM and the digital newspaper Prensa Libre Nagua, was shot by police while covering a funeral.
Latin American media leaders debated Tuesday what poses the greatest threat to journalists in the region -- government censorship or organized crime. Their conclusion: Both. After a four-day assembly that included a speech by Mexican President Felipe Calderon, members of the Inter American Press Association issued a report citing the dual concerns and stressing its mission to maintain democratic principles and people's right to know.