Mafias, narco and censorship: the risky daily work of journalists in Veracruz, Mexico

  • Source: Infobae
  • September 21, 2020

“With deep scars from the deaths of 27 colleagues and six more disappeared in 15 years, journalists from the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz today face new threats to their person and the right to inform, as reflected in the murder and beheading of Julio Valdivia.

Coverage of intense shootings is slowly being left behind. Those who practice this profession in a large territorial region in the Gulf of Mexico face a double obstacle similar to that of many other regions of Mexico, considered one of the most dangerous countries to practice journalism."

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