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Journalist Killed in Mexico

Community radio host who received threats is killed in Oaxaca, Mexico

Telésforo Santiago Enríquez, founder of indigenous community radio station Estéreo Cafetal, was killed on May 2 in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

The Journalists Memorial at the Newseum holds the names of press professionals who were killed while working. (Photo by Don McCullough is licensed under CC BY 2.0)

Names of El Comercio journalists killed in Colombia are added to Newseum memorial in Washington, D.C.

The late Juan Javier Ortega Reyes and Paúl Rivas Bravo from newspaper El Comercio of Ecuador are among the 21 press professionals whose names will be added to the Journalists Memorial at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Raquel Dodge

In unprecedented report, government reports 64 communicators killed in last 20 years in Brazil

Between 1995 and 2018, 64 communicators – journalists, broadcasters and bloggers – were murdered in Brazil because of their profession. In half of those cases, those responsible were identified and a complaint was filed by the public prosecutor’s office

O jornalista brasileiro Gleydson Carvalho, assassinado na rádio em que trabalhava. (Facebook)

Brazilian court sentences three people to 73 years in prison for 2015 murder of radio journalist

Almost four years after Brazilian radio journalist Gleydson Carvalho was murdered inside the studio where he was working, a Brazilian court convicted three people of involvement in the crime.

Journalist Santiago Barroso

Mexican radio journalist killed in the state of Sonora is fourth journalist killed in country this year

Journalist and radio host Santiago Barroso was killed in the doorway to his home in the Mexican state of Sonora on the night of March 15.

Journalist Killed in Mexico

Radio host killed in Tabasco is second journalist murdered in Mexico this year

A veteran radio host was killed in the state of Tabasco in Mexico on Feb. 9, making him the second media professional murdered in the country this year.

Jefferson Pureza Lopes (Facebook)

Investigative journalism helps to shed light on murders of communicators in Brazil

Following the murders of two Brazilian radio journalists, two investigative journalists left Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo for cities in the interior of the country where the killings had taken place. There, they helped reveal networks of interests and intrigues that may have motivated the two crimes. Police investigations of the cases have led to legal accusations against 17 people, now in jail and awaiting trial.

Journalist Javier Valdez was killed in Sinaloa, Mexico on May 15, 2017.

Mexican president makes promise to widow of slain journalist Javier Valdez to support investigation into his murder

Days after witness testimony in a U.S. trial pointed to the sons of a Mexican drug lord for the murder of journalist Javier Valdez, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador told the reporter’s widow that the government will support the investigation into his killing. 

Rafael Murúa Manríquez (Facebook)

First journalist killed in Mexico in 2019 reported threats to his life and was under federal protection

A journalist who denounced receiving threats was found dead in Baja California Sur after having been reported as disappeared earlier in the day.

Image from the Sindicato de Periodistas de Paraguay (SPP).

Sentence upheld for former Paraguayan mayor convicted of instigating 2014 murder of Pablo Medina

There has been another advancement in the case of the 2014 murder of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina and his assistant Antonia Almada.