Guatemalan journalist Mario Ortega shot and killed

Recent articles in Guatemala

CPJ joins call for Guatemalan authorities to drop criminal charges against journalist Anastasia Mejía

Mejía is facing charges of sedition and aggravated attack for her alleged participation in an August 2020 demonstration against a local mayor in Quiché.

Indigenous journalist Anastasia Mejía arrested in central Guatemala

Guatemalan authorities should immediately release radio journalist Anastasia Mejía, drop the charges against her, and guarantee that journalists can report freely without persecution.

Guatemalan journalist Bryan Guerra shot dead in Chiquimula

Guatemalan authorities should conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the killing of journalist Bryan Guerra, determine if it was related to his journalism, and bring those responsible to justice.