Blackout: Venezuela’s Fight for Free Press

Blackout: Venezuela’s Fight for Free Press

Blackout: Venezuela’s Fight for Free Press

In Venezuela, however, members of the media have long been subject to censorship and threats. The Venezuelan government has recently cracked down on independent newspapers and radio networks in an effort to silence any voices critical of the ruling left-wing party.

In most democratic countries, a free press plays a critical role in restraining government power and blowing the whistle on abuses of authority. ReadMore