Ecuador raised its press freedom standard, according to Reporters Without Borders

However, the ranking still places the country among those experiencing a "problematic situation" for journalists.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ecuador is raising its standard of press freedom compared to other countries in the world, according to a recent Reporters Without Borders report. In the ranking, Costa Rica is the only Latin American country that is in a "good situation", occupying eighth place, after European countries such as Portugal, Ireland or Finland.

Other countries in the region, such as Argentina in 29th place and Uruguay in 44th place, occupy a “rather good situation”. Ecuador is in 68th place, occupying a "problematic situation" as well as Chile in 82nd place or Colombia in 145th place out of . . .

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