Guatemalan TV reporter injured during student protest

Guatemalan TV reporter was injured while covering the eviction of university student protesters, reported the news agency AFP.

The student protesters threw rocks and home-made bombs at police, who were attempting to evict protesters blocking a main road in Guatemala City, according to TeleSur. The students were protesting changes at the public University of San Carlos. During the conflict, journalist Alberto Cardona, of TV station Guatevisión, was injured in his left leg, according to the Center for Informative Reports of Guatemala (Cerigua).

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.