José Roberto Ornelas de Lemos

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Amid rising violence in Brazil, convictions in journalists' murders are cause for optimism

February 29, 2016 12:43 PM ET

Justice delayed is justice denied, goes the legal maxim, and that has all too often been the case in Latin America. But the perseverance of lawyers and prosecutors in Brazil has resulted in a number of recent convictions in...

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Media executive gunned down in Brazil

June 13, 2013 5:02 PM ET

New York, June 13, 2013--Brazilian authorities must identify the motive behind Tuesday's murder of a media executive, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Four masked men shot José Roberto Ornelas de Lemos at least 41 times while he was...

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José Roberto Ornelas de Lemos

June 11, 2013 10:11 AM ET

Four masked men shot Ornelas de Lemos at least 41 times while he was at a bakery in a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, according to news reports. Ornelas de Lemos, the administrative director of Jornal Hora H, was involved...

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