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Venezuela - Attacks on three Maracaibo media amid continuing tension in run-up to election

Reporters without borders
With just four months to go to a 7 October election in which President Hugo Chávez is being challenged by former Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles, journalists continue to be the targets of physical violence and there has been a worrying new development in the form of armed attacks on news media buildings. “We note that the recent attacks are being investigated, but we are still very worried by the intensity of the violence in the run-up to the October presidential election,” (...)

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