Luis Carlos Santiago

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Rodríguez (AP)

Armando Rodríguez’s murder: Two years, no justice

Two years have passed since the killing of El Diario journalist José Armando Rodríguez Carreón, known to his friends as “El Choco,” and no legal process has begun to shed light on the crime committed on November 13, 2008. Faced with the reality of impunity, his widow, Blanca Martínez, asserted that her only hope lies…

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Santiago's funeral. (Reuters)

Paper will curb coverage to protect reporters’ lives in Juárez

The major daily in the war-wracked Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez, El Diario, surprised media around the globe on Saturday when it published an unusual editorial that openly compromises the paper’s coverage in order to preserve its journalists’ lives.Under the headline, “What do you want from us?,” the editorial pleads for the cartels to stop killing journalists, and asks…

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Relatives of slain photojournalist Luis Carlos Santiago at the scene of the crime.(AP/Raymundo Ruiz)

Two Mexican photographers shot in Juárez; one killed

New York, September 16, 2010–Two photographers were shot by unidentified gunmen in a brazen attack this afternoon in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juárez, the local press reported. One photographer died, and the other was injured.

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