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Peru Reality TV Show Faces Criticism Over Contestant’s Murder

Peru Reality TV Show Faces Criticism Over Contestant’s Murder

A popular and controversial Peruvian reality TV show is under pressure after a contestant was murdered a few months after appearing on the show. Ruth Thalia Sayas, a 19-year-old contestant on “The Value of Truth,” was killed last week allegedly by her boyfriend, Bryan Romero. Authorities have said Romero has confessed […]

Former Peru.21 Journalist Released From Prison

Former Peru.21 Journalist Released From Prison

A Peruvian journalist, who was imprisoned for hacking into the emails of government officials, has been released, local media reported. The case against Rudy Palma, a former business reporter at newspaper Peru. 21, is expected to continue while he is under house arrest. Palma is accused of hacking into the […]

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Knight Center Reports Two New Attacks on Peru Journalists

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas reported  two new cases Monday of threats against journalists in Peru. The first incident involves the owner of a tourism business in the Amazon region who reportedly “burst into a church threatening the Catholic radio station Ucamara in the city of Nauta to […]