30 Journalists Killed in Mexico since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Luis Emanuel Ruiz Carrillo


La Prensa
Mexico

Carlos Alberto Guajardo Romero


Expreso Matamoros
Mexico

Valentín Valdés Espinosa


Zócalo de Saltillo
Mexico

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

7% Broadcast reporter
3% Camera Operator
10% Columnist / Commentator
20% Editor
17% Photographer
10% Internet reporter/writer
43% Print reporter/writer
3% Producer
3% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

13% Internet
80% Print
10% Radio
3% Television
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Gender

93% Male
7% Female
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Local / Foreign

93% Local
7% Foreign
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Murder Victims

30% Taken Captive
44% Threatened
22% Tortured

Type of Death

10% Dangerous Assignment
90% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

89% Complete impunity
4% Partial justice
7% Full justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

74% Criminal group
4% Government Officials
7% Local Residents
7% Military Officials
7% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

27% Corruption
80% Crime
13% Culture
7% Human Rights
17% Politics
3% Sports
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Freelance

13% 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.


30 Journalists Killed in Mexico/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Gregorio Jiménez de la Cruz, Notisur and Liberal del Sur

     Between February 5 and 11, 2014, in Las Choapas, Veracruz, Mexico

Adrián Silva Moreno, Freelance

     November 14, 2012, in Tehuacán, Mexico

Regina Martínez Pérez, Proceso

     April 28, 2012, in Xalapa, Mexico

Maria Elizabeth Macías Castro, Freelance

     September 24, 2011, in an area near Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Luis Emanuel Ruiz Carrillo, La Prensa

     March 25, 2011, in Monterrey, Mexico

Noel López Olguín, Freelance

     March 2011, in Chinameca, Veracruz, Mexico

Carlos Alberto Guajardo Romero, Expreso Matamoros

     November 5, 2010, in Matamoros, Mexico

Luis Carlos Santiago, El Diario

     September 16, 2010, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Valentín Valdés Espinosa, Zócalo de Saltillo

     January 8, 2010, in Saltillo, Mexico

Bladimir Antuna García, El Tiempo de Durango

     November 2, 2009, in Durango, Mexico

Norberto Miranda Madrid, Radio Visión

     September 23, 2009, in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico

Eliseo Barrón Hernández, La Opinión

     May 25, 2009, in Gómez Palacio, Mexico

Armando Rodríguez Carreón, El Diario de Ciudad Juárez

     November 13, 2008, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Alejandro Zenón Fonseca Estrada, EXA FM

     September 24, 2008, in Villahermosa, Mexico

Amado Ramírez Dillanes, Televisa and Radiorama

     April 6, 2007, in Acapulco, Mexico

Rodolfo Rincón Taracena, Tabasco Hoy

     January 20, 2007, in Villahermosa, Mexico

Roberto Marcos García, Testimonio and Alarma

     November 21, 2006, in Mandinga y Matoza, Mexico

Bradley Will, freelance

     October 27, 2006, in Santa Lucía del Camino, Mexico

Dolores Guadalupe García Escamilla, Stereo 91

     April 16, 2005, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Gregorio Rodríguez Hernández, El Debate

     November 28, 2004, in Escuinapa, Mexico

Francisco Arratia Saldierna, columnist for four newspapers

     August 31, 2004, in Matamoros , Mexico

Francisco Javier Ortiz Franco, Zeta

     June 22, 2004, in Tijuana, Mexico

José Luis Ortega Mata, Semanario de Ojinaga

     February 19, 2001, in Ojinaga, Mexico

Philip True, San Antonio Express-News

     December 15, 1998, in Jalisco, Mexico

Luis Mario García Rodríguez, La Tarde

     February 12, 1998, in Mexico City, Mexico

Víctor Hernández Martínez, Como

     July 26, 1997, in Mexico City, Mexico

Benjamín Flores González, La Prensa

     July 15, 1997, in San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico

Jesús Abel Bueno León, 7 Días

     May 22, 1997, in Chilpancingo, Mexico

Ruperto Armenta Gerardo, El Regional

     February 5, 1995, in Guasave, Mexico

Jorge Martín Dorantes, El Crucero

     June 6, 1994, in Morelos, Mexico



4 Media Workers Killed in Mexico

     Terminology explained

Rodolfo Ochoa Moreno, Grupo Multimedios Laguna

     February 9, 2011, in Torreón, Mexico

Agustín López Nolasco , El Imparcial del Istmo

     October 8, 2007, in Tehuantepec, Mexico

Flor Vásquez López, El Imparcial del Istmo

     October 8, 2007, in Tehuantepec, Mexico

Mateo Cortés Martínez, El Imparcial del Istmo

     October 8, 2007, in Tehuantepec, Mexico



41 Journalists Killed in Mexico/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Jorge Torres Palacios, Dictamen, Libertad Guerrero Noticias

     May 29, 30, 31, June 1, or 2 , in Acapulco, Mexico

Alberto López Bello, El Imparcial and Radiorama

     July 17, 2013, in Oaxaca City, Mexico

Daniel Alejandro Martínez Balzaldúa, Vanguardia

     April 23 or 24, 2013, in Saltillo, Mexico

Jaime Guadalupe González Domínguez, OjinagaNoticias

     March 3, 2013, in Ojinaga, Mexico

Víctor Manuel Báez Chino, Milenio and Reporteros Policiacos

     June 13 or 14, 2012, in Xalapa, Mexico

Marco Antonio Ávila García, El Regional de Sonora and El Diario de Sonora

     May 17 or 18, 2012, in Guaymas, Mexico

Gabriel Huge Córdova, Freelance

     May 2 or 3, 2012, in Boca del Rio, Mexico

Guillermo Luna Varela, Veracruznews

     May 2 or 3, 2012, in Boca del Rio, Mexico

Humberto Millán Salazar , A Discusión, Radio Fórmula

     August 24 or 25, 2011, in Culiacán, Mexico

Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz, Notiver

     July 2011, in Veracruz, Mexico

Misael López Solana, Notiver

     June 20, 2011, in Veracruz, Mexico

Miguel Ángel López Velasco, Notiver

     June 20, 2011, in Veracruz, Mexico

Marco Aurelio Martínez Tijerina, XEDD La Tremenda

     July 10, 2010, in Montemorelos, Mexico

Hugo Alfredo Olivera Cartas, El Día de Michoacán, ADN

     July 6, 2010, in Apatzingán, Mexico

María Elvira Hernández Galeana, Nueva Línea

     June 28, 2010, in Coyuca de Benítez, Mexico

Juan Francisco Rodríguez Ríos, El Sol de Acapulco

     June 28, 2010, in Coyuca de Benítez, Mexico

Evaristo Pacheco Solís, Visión Informativa

     March 12, 2010, in Chilpancingo, Mexico

Jorge Ochoa Martínez, El Sol de la Costa

     January 29, 2010, in Ayutla de los Libres, Mexico

José Luis Romero, Línea Directa

     January 2010, in Los Mochis, Mexico

José Alberto Velázquez López, Expresiones de Tulum

     December 22, 2009, in Tulum, Mexico

José Emilio Galindo Robles, Radio Universidad de Guadalajara

     November 24, 2009, in Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico

Juan Daniel Martínez Gil, Radiorama and W Radio

     July 28, 2009, in Acapulco, Mexico

Carlos Ortega Samper, El Tiempo de Durango

     May 3, 2009, in Santa María El Oro , Mexico

Jean Paul Ibarra Ramírez, El Correo

     February 13, 2009, in Iguala, Mexico

Miguel Angel Villagómez Valle, La Noticia de Michoacán

     October 10, 2008, in between Lázaro Cárdenas and Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Teresa Bautista Merino , La Voz que Rompe el Silencio

     April 7, 2008, in Putla de Guerrero , Mexico

Felicitas Martínez Sánchez, La Voz que Rompe el Silencio

     April 7, 2008, in Putla de Guerrero , Mexico

Mauricio Estrada Zamora, La Opinión de Apatzingán

     February 12, 2008, in Apatzingán, Mexico

Gerardo Israel García Pimentel, La Opinion de Michoacán

     December 8, 2007, in Uruapan, Mexico

Saúl Noé Martínez Ortega, Interdiario

     April 2007, in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico

Adolfo Sánchez Guzmán, Orizaba en Vivo

     November 30, 2006, in Mendoza, Mexico

José Manuel Nava Sánchez, El Sol de México

     November 16, 2006, in Mexico City, Mexico

Misael Tamayo Hernández, El Despertar de la Costa

     November 10, 2006, in Ixtapa, Mexico

Enrique Perea Quintanilla, Dos Caras, Una Verdad

     August 9, 2006, in Chihuahua, Mexico

Jaime Arturo Olvera Bravo, freelance

     March 9, 2006, in La Piedad, Mexico

Raúl Gibb Guerrero, La Opinión

     April 8, 2005, in Poza Rica, Mexico

Roberto Javier Mora García, El Mañana

     March 19, 2004, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

José Ramírez Puente, Radio Net

     April 28, 2000, in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Pablo Pineda, La Opinión

     April 9, 2000, in Matamoros, Mexico

José Luis Rojas, La Uníon de Morelos

     July 11, 1994, in Morelos, Mexico

Enrique Peralta Torres, La Uníon de Morelos

     July 6, 1994, in Morelos, Mexico