José Antonio García Apac

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José Antonio García Apac

December 12, 2017 4:14 PM ET

José Antonio García Apac, editor of the weekly paper Ecos de la Cuenca en Tepalcatepec, has been missing since November 20, 2006. That evening, he pulled over to call his family on his way home on a highway in the...

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Mexican crime reporter vanishes in western Michoacán

November 20, 2009 2:20 PM ET

New York, November 20, 2009—A Mexican reporter who had recently covered corruption and organized crime was reported missing this week in the western state of Michoacán, according to local news reports. María Esther Aguilar Cansimbe, at left, was last seen on...

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The Disappeared in Mexico

September 30, 2008 12:15 AM ET

In Mexico, seven reporters have vanished in three years. Many had investigated links between public officials and drug traffickers. Are the crime groups changing tactics, or is a new type of perpetrator at work? ...

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CPJ alarmed by disappearance of reporter in Michoacán

February 15, 2008 12:00 PM ET

CPJ alarmed by disappearance of reporter in Michoacán New York, February 15, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the disappearance of Mauricio Estrada Zamora, a crime reporter for the daily La Opinión de Apatzingán in the central Mexican...

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Journalists Missing

February 12, 2008 12:00 AM ET

CPJ research indicates that the following journalists have disappeared while doing their work. Although some of them are feared dead, no bodies have been found, and they are therefore not classified as "Killed." If a journalist disappeared after being held...

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A New Front in Mexico: CPJ Special Report

November 7, 2007 12:00 AM ET

Drug fueled violence against the press has spread to the central state of Michoacán. At least two journalists' lives have been lost, and self-censorship is taking root....

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