Alert in La Guajira, Colombia, due to threats to journalists amidst election campaigns

"Authorities of the municipality of Barrancas (Guajira, Colombia) are investigating threats against five media workers, which would be linked to political debate, according to what was mentioned on a flyer in the name of 'Our armed organization of La Guajira for the good of the citizens.'

The threatened journalists are Bonato Solano, Astor Alarcón Fonseca, Reinaldo Gámez, Alex Sierra Parodi, and Jorge Estrada, the latter owner of the local radio station Fiesta Estéreo. In the flyer they are given 24 hours to leave the town. Otherwise they will be declared a military target."

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