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Chile - 88-year-old journalist finally gets his new passport

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The Chilean authorities finally issued a new passport yesterday to 88-year-old journalist Hernán Uribe Ortega after initially refusing because of a defamation conviction 61 years ago. Uribe will now be able to fly to Caracas on 29 August in order to attend the 1-2 September congress of the Latin American Journalists Federation (FELAP), at which he is to receive an award. 20.08.2012 - Journalist denied passport over 61-year-old libel conviction Hernán Uribe Ortega, an 88-year-old (...)

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