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Enrique Zileri, Caretas Magazine Publisher, Dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, Caretas Magazine Publisher, Dies at 83

Enrique Zileri, publisher and long-time editor of Peru’s leading news magazine Caretas, passed away early Monday.  A well-known defender of press freedom and a tireless investigator of corruption, he was 83 years old. Zileri led Caretas, which was co-founded by his mother Doris Gibson with Francisco Igartua in 1950, over several decades.  The […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Media
Journalist Group Calls for Interior Minister Urresti to Resign

Journalist Group Calls for Interior Minister Urresti to Resign

Peruvian press and human rights organizations are calling for the resignation of the new Interior Minister after it was revealed he is being investigated for allegedly taking part in the killing of a journalist almost 30 years ago. The Lima-based Press and Society Institute, or IPYS, said in a statement that Interior Minister […]

Peru Journalists Attacked, Threatened Over Coverage

Peruvian journalists have come under fire in two separate incidents that are believed to be linked to municipal politics in the Andean nation. Early Thursday, unknown individuals used dynamite against a radio station called Stereo Digital, in the area of Cayalti, located near the northern-coastal city of Chiclayo, RPP Noticias […]

Peru Puts More Police on the Street in Lima After Murder of Journalist

Peru’s government is putting an extra 1,000 police officers on the streets of Lima starting Monday following two highly-publicized murders last week. The Interior Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that it will put a additional 300 police patrols in Lima, in an attempt to address a growing sense […]