Bogotá, February 18, 2015. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder on Saturday of a Colombian radio station owner and calls on authorities to identify the motive and ensure the perpetrators are held to account. Luis Carlos Peralta Cuéllar was a journalist and an aspiring politician who often broadcast reports criticizing political corruption in the southern Colombian town of Doncello.
In accordance with the provisions of the statutes of AMARC, as President of AMARC, and on behalf of the International Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that the General Assembly of AMARC will be held in Accra, Ghana, on 10-14 August, 2015 in the frame of the 11th World Conference organized with the collaboration of Ghana Community Radio Network (GCRN).
The first community radio station of Bhola Island of Bangladesh Community Radio Meghna 98.4 is going on-air from Charfashion Upazila sadar. Community Radio Meghna 98.4 will continuously broadcast programs on diversified resources of the Bay of Bengal and in protecting lives and livelihood of small fishermen and the small islanders.