Global Freedom of Expression

What you need to know now: Trends in freedom of expression and information in Latin America and the Caribbean

Key Details

  • Region
    Latin-America and Caribbean
  • Themes
    Digital Rights, Freedom of Association and Assembly / Protests, National Security, Political Expression


Several issues have predominated in Latin America and the Caribbean. As economic and political crises stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic increased public dissatisfaction with governments, access to information as well as information integrity were compromised in many countries. 

This report details the ongoing efforts by activists in the region to secure a right to information, protect election integrity, protect the right to public protest, improve safety for journalists, prevent curtailment of civic space, and expand digital privacy. 

Read the full report in English, Arabic, French, or Spanish.


Paula Martins

is the Regional Editor for the Americas at IFEX.