Press Releases

Economic pressure by Bolivian government ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 28, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today criticized the government of Bolivia for using official advertising as a tool to put pressure on news media, in ...

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IAPA rejects accusations of Venezuelan ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 28, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today responded to Venezuela’s Foreign Minister who accused the press of inciting hatred and distortion in covering the Venezuela-Colombia border ...

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IAPA criticizes Trump broadside against ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 27, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today criticized a new outburst against the press by Republican U.S. presidential pre-candidate Donald Trump after he expelled from a ...

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IAPA appalled at murder of ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 26, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed concern at the murder of two American journalists this morning in Virginia and offered its sympathy to the ...

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IAPA calls on US judiciary ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 14, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today issued a public call on the United States judiciary to drop criminal charges against two journalists filed as they ...

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IAPA calls an investigation for ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 11, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today asked the El Salvador Attorney General’s Office to carry out an exhaustive and swift investigation following a formal complaint ...

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Guatemalan presidential candidates to sign ...

MIAMI, Florida (August 5, 2015)—The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) will tomorrow be holding a forum in Guatemala in which candidates to the presidency will sign the Declaration of Chapultepec ...

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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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