30 years since the kidnapping and murder of Colombian journalist Diana Turbay

"'Diana Turbay assassinated. The abductors shot her in the back. Cameraman Richard Becerra is rescued unharmed. The Elite Police Corps carried out an operation after Pablo Escobar.' This is how El Espectador headlined the cover of Jan. 26, 1991, in which a large part of the issue was dedicated to covering the death of the journalist and daughter of former liberal president Julio César Turbay. The day before, the seasoned reporter had died in an operating room in Medellín from wounds caused by three bullets inflicted by her abductors in the middle of a rescue operation. She had been abducted in a campaign of terror for non-extradition."

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