Supporter of ex-president Zelaya is 15th journalist killed in Honduras in last 18 months

A journalist was killed in Honduras the night of Thursday, Sept. 8, in Puerto Cortés, in the northern part of the country, according to the news agency AFP.

Medardo Flores, who supported ousted president Manuel Zelaya and was a member of the Broad Popular Resistance Front (FARP in Spanish), worked for station Radio 1 in San Pedro Sula. Flores makes the 15th journalist killed in Honduras in the past 18 months, and as of now, not a single case has been solved, reported the newspaper Tribuna.

Flores was killed one day after the killing in Tegucigalpa of activist Emo Sadloo, who was a symbol of the Honduran resistance and also a supporter of ex-president Zelaya, reported Telesur TV.