Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vázquez

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A bullet hole is seen at a grocery store belonging to Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vázquez, who was shot dead in Veracruz state on August 2. Ruiz, a reporter for El Gráfico, is the third journalist killed in one week in Mexico. (AFP/Victoria Razo)

Third journalist killed in Mexico in less than a week

Mexico City, August 6, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Mexico’s federal government to swiftly and concretely address its press freedom crisis after a third journalist was killed in a week in Mexico. Jorge Celestino Ruiz Vázquez, a reporter for the newspaper El Gráfico, was shot dead on August 2 in Actopán, a town…

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