01 November 2017
The publisher of La República was chosen by the members of the Society that watches over press freedom.

The publisher of La República (Lima, Peru), Gustavo Mohme Seminario, was elected for the second time as president of the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) on October 30th after the General Assambley held in Salt Lake City, United States.

The last time Mohme was appointed head of that international entity was in October 2014 and he was in charge for one year. During his administration he valued, strengthened and defended the free exercise of journalism on the globe.

The director of the Republic assumes the position in IAPA amidst a situation where this profession is violated in some countries of the region through mechanisms that limit access to information, among others.

Information: La República, Perú