In the past decade, journalism has become a deadly profession in Latin America. Attacks on freedom of expression aren’t restricted to journalists; human rights and environmental activists have been targets as well.
There’s a new era of independent, creative even investigative journalism in Cuba. But it isn’t coming from the usual, official tribunes and not, directly, from U.S. policy changes.
One thing in Venezuela is definitely not in short supply: presidential rhetoric. In fact, while the economy veers toward 700 percent currency inflation, Maduro’s never-ending daily national television speeches, if anything, have created hyperinflation of presidential verbiage.
John Oliver fires back at President Correa after the president attacks the comedian for his previous skit on Correa trashing a kid’s Facebook post.