Fundación MEPI promotes cross-national investigative journalism, freedom of the press and supports the development of the next generation of reporters in Mexico and Central America.
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Journalists interviewed by Fundación MEPI said that reporting about violence is difficult due to the lack of safety mechanisms, little access to timely official reports and fear of retaliation.
Fundación MEPI monitored and analyzed crime reporting during 2012 to identify how the Honduran press works and to determine the level of self-censorship that could exist in this country.
Honduras has become the ideal transit spot for international drug traffickers. Reporting about crime under this environment has become increasingly dangerous.
One woman is raped every four minutes in Mexico. This crime, like violence in the country, has become more brutal in recent years. Fundación MEPI reports.