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Waves break over the sea wall in Veracruz, Mexico in September 2017. Veracruz is one of the most dangerous areas in the Western Hemisphere for journalists, according to CPJ research. (Reuters/Victor Yanez)

Mexican reporter killed in Veracruz state

Chihuahua City, March 23, 2018–Authorities in Mexico’s Veracruz state must undertake a credible and exhaustive investigation into the murder of journalist Leobardo Vázquez Atzin, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Vázquez was shot to death the evening of March 21 by unknown assailants in the restaurant he owned in the town of Gutiérrez Zamora,…

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