A Paraguayan judge ordered two news outlets to reveal the identities of the authors of anonymous articles about alleged money laundering involving former President Horacio Cartes.
On February 14, an unidentified attacker on a motorcycle shot Álvarez while he was in his car at a stoplight in Pedro Juan Caballero, a city near Paraguay’s border with Brazil.
Coronel hosted a daily news and music program on Radio Amambay, where he sometimes denounced political corruption and the police force’s alleged inability to solve crimes.
The editor of ‘ABC Color’, Natalia Zuccolillo, and journalist Juan Carlos Lezcano have been targeted with defamation lawsuits and a lawsuit for alleged “crimes against honor and reputation”.
On 5 May, Paraguay will be evaluated within the third cycle of the UPR. IFEX member in Paraguay SPP and the IFEX-ALC network have proposed recommendations regarding freedom of expression in the country. Hear what Santiago Ortiz, José María Costa, Dante Leguizamón, and Flavia Borja have to say about the progress to date, and the potential for change.
Three months after the murder of journalist Léo Veras, the investigation has still not identified the person responsible for the crime.
Authorities in Brazil and Paraguay must work together to promptly and thoroughly investigate the killing of Brazilian journalist Lourenço “Léo” Veras and bring those responsible to justice.
Paraguay authorities should thoroughly investigate attacks against journalists at a protest in Asunción and take measures to ensure that journalists can cover protests without being injured or assaulted.
A video tells the story of how IFEX-ALC worked with its local member SPP, along with victims of impunity, their families, journalists, officials, and others, to bring this issue to international attention.
On the anniversary of the death of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina, we celebrate a story of successful network collaboration through a new video that tells the story of IFEX-ALC’s work on the issue of impunity in Paraguay.
A statement from the IFEX-ALC on recent death threats against the Paraguayan Journalists Union’s leadership.
In a ruling which set a historic precedent for the South American nation, Paraguay sentenced a politician to prison for ordering the murder of journalist Pablo Medina.
More than 20 international and local rights organizations call on Paraguayan lawmakers to reject a proposed law regulating anonymous online posts during elections.
Figueredo, who received an International Press Freedom Award in 2015, has lived under 24-hour police protection for more than two decades following years of death threats for his coverage of organized crime and drug trafficking.