Feb 20, 2012

Freedom of Expression: Community Station in Mexico Conquers Airwaves and Internet

IPS ipsnews.net: "AMECAMECA DE JUÁREZ, Mexico, This city, located 55 km from the Mexican capital on the border between three states of central Mexico - Morelos, Puebla and Mexico – is home to 30,000 people, with another 20,000 in outlying areas.

Ask any local resident and they will tell you about La Voladora, the radio station that won a major legal battle for freedom of expression when it challenged the government in a case in which the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in its favour in 2011. La Voladora is one of the community radio stations with the greatest impact in Mexico, and it now has an on-line presence as well. " read more

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