Guatemalan journalist Mario Ortega shot and killed
Recent articles in 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 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.

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Asociación de Periodistas de Guatemala (APG) express their concern regarding the hostile climate faced by the country’s press, and ask the next head of State to truly take responsibility for the protection of journalists, given that outgoing President Jimmy Morales will leave a disastrous balance with regard to freedom of the press.