Journalists Killed  |  Colombia

Carlos Lajud Catalan

ABC Radio

April 19, 1993, in Barranquilla, Colombia

Catalan, a journalist for ABC Radio in Barranquilla, was killed by two gunmen riding a motorcycle. Catalan was a tough critic of Barranquilla's mayor, a priest, and member of the demobilized guerrilla group M-19.


Medium: Radio

Job: Broadcast Reporter

Beats Covered: Corruption, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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