Opinion: Rising Censorship in the Americas

Source: Fox News Latino – By Carlos Lauría

A sharp rise in censorship is seriously limiting the work of the press in Latin America while undermining citizens’ right to free expression and access to information.

Lethal violence from influential criminal organizations, politically motivated rulings by the judiciary and increasing abuse of state resources by authoritarian governments all are hindering efforts by the regional media to report freely on sensitive issues. As a result, vast areas throughout the Hemisphere are experiencing an information vacuum. Media freedoms and democracy are at risk…

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