- Dec 6, 2019
Peruvian investigative journalist Paola Ugaz, who is currently embattled in a criminal defamation case with an archbishop, is being threatened with a second criminal charge of defamation by representatives of two schools who say her publications on the institutions are false.
A journalist in Peru has been fined $24,000 and given a one-year suspended jail sentence on charges of aggravated defamation of a local archbishop in reporting related to an ongoing abuse scandal.
Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren Anselmi of Piura, Peru, has responded to a Feb. 5 Crux article regarding his lawsuits against two journalists.
A witness in a civil lawsuit by Peruvian Archbishop José Antonio Eguren Anselmi for defamation of character against journalist Pedro Salinas says the prelate is guilty of cover-up, but he reflects the influences in his environment.