Journalists Killed  |  Argentina

Mario Bonino

Union de Trabajadores

November 15, 1993, in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bonino, a press officer for the Union de Trabajadores de Prensa, Buenos Aires' largest media workers' union, disappeared after he left his house to attend a union activity. His body was found floating in a river in Buenos Aires on November 15. A coroner's investigation ruled out alcohol and drowning as the cause of death. Union spokesmen said it is not known if his disappearance and death are connected to his work. Bonino was a former reporter for the Argentine daily Diario Popular.


Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.


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