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IAPA tells US Congress of ...

MIAMI, Florida (July 30, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) in a hearing of the U.S. Congress’s House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere said that the increase in ...

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IAPA to testify before US ...

MIAMI, Florida (July 29, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today will present a report on the state of freedom of the press in the Americas during a hearing of ...

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IAPA announces 2015 Excellence in ...

Grand Prize awarded to Ecuadorean cartoonist Xavier Bonilla (Bonil) MIAMI, Florida (July 23, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today announced the list of winners and recipients of honorable mentions ...

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IAPA letter to the Pope

Message from the Inter American Press Association To His Holiness Pope Francis Here at the Inter American Press Association, we have received your pilgrimage to these lands with great ...

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IAPA welcomes justice afforded in ...

MIAMI, Florida (June 26, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed its satisfaction at the conviction in Colombia of the mastermind of the murder, 13 years ago, of Orlando ...

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IAPA outraged at murder of ...

MIAMI, Florida (June 19, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today condemned and expressed outrage at the murder in Mexico of journalist Ismael Díaz López, and called on the authorities ...

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IAPA regrets action of Colombian ...

MIAMI, Florida (June 5, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed regret that Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya will have to relive her experience of horror, violence and humiliation during ...

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IAPA ANNOUNCES LIST OF FINALISTS ...

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today announced the list of finalists for its 2015 Excellence in Journalism awards.

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IAPA objects to Ecuador’s communication ...

MIAMI, Florida (May 21, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today described as “a new attack” fines levied by the government of Ecuador on privately-owned and independent media for content ...

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IAPA condemns latest murder in ...

MIAMI, Florida (May 20, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today condemned the murder in Brazil of journalist Evany José Metzker, and reiterated its concern with the numerous unpunished crimes ...

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IAPA condemns action taken against ...

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today condemned a court order in Venezuela that prevents the departure from the country of 22 executives and representatives of news media involved in ...

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IAPA condemns abduction of journalist ...

MIAMI, Florida (May 12, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today urged the Mexican authorities to carry out diligent and effective investigations to ensure the safe release of a journalist ...

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