Subcommittee Hearing: Threats to Press Freedom in the Americas

Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere | 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Jul 29, 2015 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Statements

Chairman Duncan's Opening Statement:

Witnesses

Chairman Duncan Questions Witnesses:

Carlos Ponce, Ph.D.
Director of the Latin America Program
Freedom House
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Carlos Lauría
Senior Americas Program Coordinator
Committee to Protect Journalists
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Claudio Paolillo
Chairman
Freedom of the Press and Information Committee
Inter-American Press Association
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Nicolás Pérez Lapentti
Co-Director
El Universo in Ecuador
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Mr. Alfredo Corchado
Mexico Bureau Chief
The Dallas Morning News
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]
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Hearing transcript (PDF)