Journalists Killed  |  Guatemala

Juan José Yantuche

"TV Noticias"

April 11, 1996, in Mixco, Guatemala

Yantuche, a reporter with the cable television news program "TV Noticias," was shot and lay in a coma for a week in a Mixco hospital before dying on April 11. A week after his assassination, the director of "TV Noticias," Oscar Mazaya, reported receiving anonymous death threats.


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


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