Audio: A Conversation with Juan Carlos Iragorri and Jose Miguel Vivanco on Press Freedom in Venezuela

  • Feb 19, 2014
    Duration: 02:01:46

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    Panel 1:

    Juan Carlos Iragorri
    Club de Prensa

    José Miguel Vivanco
    Director, Americas
    Human Rights Watch

    Panel 2:

    Pedro Burelli
    Political Analyst/Commentator 
    Managing Director, B+V Consulting
    Former Member of the Executive Board of
    Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA)


    Carl Meacham
    CSIS Americas Program

    The Venezuelan government's recent censure of the Colombian-based news channel NTN24 has once again shown the spotlight on the precarious state of press freedoms in Venezuela. With the government cracking down on independent news outlets and newspapers warning of impending paper shortages that will leave them unable to publish, signs suggest the situation is worsening. The Americas Program welcomes two prominent figures for this timely and informative discussion.