IPI calls on the newly elected prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda to keep to his promise and repeal criminal defamation within the first three months of his administration.
The International Press Institute is deeply alarmed to hear that the editors of the Antiguan investigative news site Caribarena have left Antigua and Barbuda reportedly due to fear for their family’s safety.
The International Press Institute (IPI) welcomes commitments made by the political leadership in Antigua and Barbuda to repeal criminal defamation – possibly as soon as May 3, World Press Freedom Day.
An Antigua and Barbuda-based online news website reported that one of its journalists had been shot at several times after covering a West Indies cricket match.
(RSF/IFEX) – Reporters Without Borders expressed surprise that the government of Antigua and Barbuda expelled the former editor of the daily “Antigua Sun”, Vernon Khelawan, and a colleague of privately-owned Observer Radio, Lennox Linton, on 12 and 13 June 2007. Both men are citizens of countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), with […]