Today a discussion with journalists from Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico and Colombia, entitled ‘Latin America: murdered information’, will be held after Reporters without Borders moved to Spain.
This conference, which will be held in the School of Information Sciences of the Complutense University (Madrid), comes after an audience held before the Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington, last October 25th, where a group of journalists reported attacks from official bodies.
Luis Vivanco, head of information of La Hora Newspaper (Quito), will explain why Ecuador has become a country restricted in their freedom of press the latest 4 years. On the other hand, Claudia Mendoza, former editor of Revistazo.com, will speak about the intrusion of institutional violence and killings in journalistic work in Honduras.
Herbin Hoyos, Colombian journalist, who has suffered six attacks and now lives in exile in Spain, will discuss the consequences has faced doing investigative journalism. Rosa Isela Perez will summarize her experience after spending over ten years writing about violence against women in Ciudad Juarez (Mexico).