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Community journalist Alma Olivares released on bail but still under prosecution

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 14:34 -- jphil

Montreal, 10 March 2014. Mexico (source: AMARC-Mexico) - AMARC-International learnt will relief the release on bail of Alma Delia Olivares, reporter of the community radio La Cabina on March 4th after five days of detention (see last news).

International Women's Day: AMARC mobilized for equality of access to the airwaves

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 15:58 -- jphil

Montreal, March 8, 2014. For women all around the world, community radios are a privileged place where they make their voices heard and a space of emancipation. It is through these radios, vectors of education, culture and development, that women can enforce their role as major social actors.

Community radio reporter Alma Delia Olivares held without charges

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 14:05 -- jphil

Montreal, March 7, 2014. Mexico. The persistent struggle between free speech and authoritarian control of the press has reached a fine line in Mexico. Reporter for La Cabina, Alma Delia Olivares was detained on Friday February 28th 2014. Prosecution charges remain unknown and sources close to the family state that communication has halted since Saturday March 1st 2014. Thus far, all that is known is Alma has been transferred to a prison in Nayarit and a court date has not yet been determined.

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