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Globovision president's home raided  Venezuela: Venezuelan federal investigators raided the suburban home of the president of a privately run tv station that has frequently opposed Chavez   Castro speaks live on Chavez show    Cuba: Ailing Cuban leader has spoken by phone on a live tv program hosted by Venezuelan President Chavez supporters back TV closure  Venezuela: Tens of thousands of supporters of the President have marched to show they back his decision to close an opposition TV network Silenced TV station moves to YouTube   Venezuela: Radio Caracas Television has found a way to continue its daily broadcasts -- on the popular video Web site   TV station accused of inciting Chavez hit
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1. 2013-06-14 Ecuador MPs approve media curbs Ecuador
C. 2012-10-29 Journalist Fernando Vidal set alight on air Yacuiba, Bolivia
D. 2010-07-20 Chavez: Government owns part of radio Venezuela
E. 2010-06-29 Russian agent was dramatic TV reporter Peru
F. 2010-02-23 Shutdown of magazine raises questions Colombia
G. 2010-01-26 Protests continue following 2 deaths Merida, Venezuela
7. 2009-10-10 Senate passes controversial media bill Argentina
8. 2009-09-18 Contentious media bill approved Argentina
2009-08-18 Chavez moving to silence critics Venezuela

Dozens of radio stations shut down  Venezuela: At least 34 private radio stations were closed indefinitely, for various reasons, and 206 more were at risk of being shut down   Debate row as Chavez cuts TV show  Venezuela: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has cancelled an edition of his show, Alo Presidente, amid arguments with the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas ... Globovision president's home raided
Ecuador MPs approve media curbs  Ecuador's National Assembly has passed a controversial bill creating a media watchdog and redistributing radio and television frequencies Journalist Fernando Vidal set alight on air Map of Yacuiba Bolivia  Bolivia: A Bolivian radio journalist has been attacked by unidentified assailants while he was conducting a radio show in the southern city of Yacuiba   Chavez: Government owns part of radio  Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez: Venezuela will name a government representative to the board of opposition broadcaster Globovision   Russian agent was dramatic TV reporter  Peru: Vicky Pelaez, 55, one of the 11 people accused of being secret agents for Russia is known for her leftist writings as a columnist for El Diario La Prensa   Shutdown of magazine raises questions  Colombia: Colombia lost one of its independent magazines when the parent company of Cambio suddenly announced it was ceasing publication Protests continue following 2 deaths   Venezuela: Protests over media freedom continued, a day after two student protesters were killed in separate clashes Senate passes controversial media bill  Argentina: After 16 hours of debate, Senate passed a reform law that critics say targets media outlets critical of the government Contentious media bill approved  Argentina: The lower house of Congress has approved a law that spells out media ownership rules and calls for the creation of a regulatory agency   Chavez moving to silence critics

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  Venezuela: U.S. intelligence report: The closure of 32 radio stations and a proposed law are signs that Chavez is moving to quash criticism of his government
  Venezuela: The head of an independent TV station that has criticized Chavez said officials were trying to frighten him when they raided one of his homes


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  Venezuela: As thousands of students marched in the streets in support, Globovision denied accusations that it was inciting violence against the government
May.28 Troops fire tear gass in TV station protest  Venezuela: National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets into a crowd of protesters angry over a decision by Chavez that forced a critical TV station off the air May.27 TV station off the air Map of Caracas Venezuela
  Venezuela: Radio Caracas Television, Venezuela's most-watched television station and outlet for the political opposition, went off the air
 The government refused to renew RCTV broadcast license, which has been broadcasting for 53 years. It was replaced by a state-run station -- Tves. Police used water cannons and tear gas to break up thousands of demonstrators protesting the government's decision
May.26 Tens of thousands protest over TV issue Map of Caracas Venezuela
  Venezuela: Venezuelans are protesting as a station Radio Caracas TV, critical of the government, is taken off the air
May.19 Venezuelans rally for TV station Map of Caracas Venezuela  Tens of thousands have rallied in Caracas to protest against Chavez's plans to close a private TV station

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Aug.23   Rebels kill journalist, wound another  Colombia: Vehicle in which the reporters were traveling failed to stop at a FARC roadblock Jan.13 Chavez threat to broadcasting licenses  Venezuela: President accusing main TV and radio stations of supporting opposition efforts to overthrow him

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Dec.9 Chavez supporters surround TV stations
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