April 19, 1993, in Barranquilla, ColombiaCatalan, 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.
Job: Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered: Corruption, Politics
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials
Taken Captive: No