FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN LATIN AMERICA TOWARDS THE 2030 AGENDA VOCES DEL SUR SHADOW REPORT ON SDG 16.10.01
Substantial threats against freedom of expression, press freedom, and access to information have grown in Latin-American due to an increasingly restrictive trend by governments in which direct violence coupled with obstructive legislation have hindered journalistic work. 7 journalists were killed in Honduras in 2019. Journalistic investigations revealed important cases of corruption, influence peddling, money laundering, and drug trafficking, often in collusion with state actors. These are some of the conclusions of the second Shadow Report presented by Voces del Sur tracking violations on freedom of expression and reporting progress on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.10.