6 Journalists Killed in Guatemala since 1992/Motive Confirmed


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2015

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

33% Broadcast reporter
17% Editor
17% Photographer
17% Print reporter/writer
17% Producer
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Medium *

50% Print
50% Radio
17% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

50% Threatened

Type of Death

33% Dangerous Assignment
67% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

75% Complete impunity
25% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire

17% Criminal group
50% Government Officials
17% Mob Violence
17% Paramilitary Group
17% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

50% Corruption
17% Crime
17% Human Rights
50% Politics
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Freelance

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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


6 Journalists Killed in Guatemala/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Danilo López, Prensa Libre

     March 10, 2015, in Mazatenango, Guatemala

Héctor Ramírez, Noti7 and Radio Sonora

     July 24, 2003, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jorge Mynor Alegría Armendáriz, Radio Amatique

     September 5, 2001, in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala

Roberto Martínez, Prensa Libre

     April 27, 2000, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jorge Luis Marroquín Sagastume, Sol Chortí

     June 5, 1997, in Jocotán, Guatemala

Victor Hugo López Escobar, Radio Progreso

     September 12, 1994, in Guatemala City, Guatemala



16 Journalists Killed in Guatemala/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Federico Salazar, Radio Nuevo Mundo

     March 10, 2015, in Mazatenango, Guatemala

Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez, Canal Óptimo 23

     August 19, 2013, in Suchitepéquez, Guatemala

Luis de Jesús Lima, Radio Sultana de Oriente

     August 6, 2013, in Zacapa, Guatemala

Yensi Roberto Ordoñez Galdámez, Channel 14

     May 18 or 19, 2011, in Nueva Concepción, Guatemala

Marco Antonio Estrada, Tele Diario

     June 6, 2009, in Chiquimula, Guatemala

Rolando Santiz, Telecentro 13

     April 1, 2009, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Abel Girón Morales, El Periódico

     October 22, 2008, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jorge Mérida Pérez, Prensa Libre

     May 10, 2008, in Coatepeque, Guatemala

Mario Rolando López Sánchez, Radio Sonora

     May 3, 2007, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Eduardo Maas Bol, Radio Punto

     September 9, 2006, in Cobán, Guatemala

Larry Lee, BridgeNews

     December 28, 1999, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Luis Ronaldo De León Godoy, Prensa Libre

     November 14, 1997, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Hernández Pérez, Radio Campesina

     July 16, 1997, in Tiquisate, Guatemala

Israel Hernández Marroquín, Infopress Centroamericano

     December 10, 1996, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Juan José Yantuche, "TV Noticias"

     April 11, 1996, in Mixco, Guatemala

Alberto Antoniotti Monge, El Gráfico

     January 29, 1995, in Guatemala City, Guatemala