Uruguay’s new media law: A model for Latin America?
Recent articles in Uruguay

IFEX-ALC rejects the content of a draft Law of Urgent Consideration brought forward by the current Uruguayan government. If approved with its current wording, it will imply serious setbacks for the country, with regard to human rights, and a violation of international conventions to which Uruguay adhered through parliamentary ratification.

A proposed law introducing the so-called “right to be forgotten” in Uruguay could have negative implications for the work of journalists and access to information online.

The chairman of the Committee on Freedom of the Press and Information of the IAPA, Uruguayan Claudio Paolillo, answers questions during a press conference in Guatemala City, 21 February 2014, JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images

The news of the journalist’s death immediately shocked the press circles in Uruguay and in several countries of the region in which Paolillo was known for his leadership in the IAPA battles in favor of press freedom and freedom of expression.