Danilo López. Federico Salazar

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A man waves a Guatemalan flag in Guatemala City, Guatemala on September 14, 2017. (Reuters/Luis Echeverria)

Guatemala arrests lawmaker accused of plotting 2 journalists’ murders

New York, January 16, 2018–The arrest of a lawmaker accused of plotting the murders of two journalists in 2015 is an important step against impunity in Guatemala, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Guatemalan authorities arrested Congressman Julio Juárez Ramírez, who allegedly ordered the attack that killed Danilo López and Federico Salazar, near his…

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