Goodbye Sony

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 17:41 -- jphil

It is with dismay and sadness that AMARC announces to all its members and partners that our friend and colleague Sony Estéus passed away during the night of March 1 to March 2 in Port-au-Prince. Haitian, journalist and linguist, Sony was the general manager of Société d’animation en communication sociale (SAKS) and a member of the Board of Directors of AMARC.

Radio station owner gunned down in Colombia

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 14:10 -- jphil

Bogotá, February 18, 2015. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder on Saturday of a Colombian radio station owner and calls on authorities to identify the motive and ensure the perpetrators are held to account. Luis Carlos Peralta Cuéllar was a journalist and an aspiring politician who often broadcast reports criticizing political corruption in the southern Colombian town of Doncello.