Journalists Killed  |  Colombia

Eustorgio Colmenares

La Opinión

March 12, 1993, in Cucuta, Colombia

Colmenares, publisher of La Opinión, was shot to death in his home in Cucuta, the capital of Norte de Santander Department. Guerrillas of the National Liberation Army took responsibility for his murder.


Medium: Print

Job: Editor, Publisher / Owner

Beats Covered: Corruption, Politics

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Political Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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