Media

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State-owned TV Peru is to launch a news program in Quechua as part of a government policy to end ethnic and cultural discrimination.  Culture minister Jorge Nieto said the program will be broadcast as of 5 am, to reach the broader rural population of Quechua speakers. Both TV Peru and […]

Peru’s IPYS Calls for Further Investigation of Journalist’s Death

Peru’s IPYS Calls for Further Investigation of Journalist’s Death

Peru’s Institute for Press and Society, IPYS, called on the government to investigate the murder of a journalist over the weekend, and not write it off so quickly as the result of a botched robbery. In an interview with Ideeleradio, IPYS President Alvarez Rodrich said that it is too early […]

Caretas Journalist Killed in Possible Robbery

A 22-year-old journalist with Peru’s leading Caretas magazine was gunned down in the southern town of Cañete, the magazine reported this week. Fernando Raymondi, who was studying journalism at Lima’s San Martin de Porres University, was killed in his father’s dry goods store in Cañete on Sunday night. Initial police reports […]

Peru’s La Republica Publisher Elected to Head Inter-American Press Association

Peru’s La Republica Publisher Elected to Head Inter-American Press Association

The publisher of Peru’s La Republica newspaper, Gustavo Mohme Seminario, was elected president of the Inter-American Press Association, during the association’s 70th general assembly, held this year in Chile. Mohme is to lead the regional press advocacy group in the 2014 to 2015 period, La Republica reported.  He served as vice-president in the past […]