Nelson Carvajal Carvajal

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Local official charged in journalist's murder

November 13, 2008 6:09 PM ET

Nelson Carvajal Carvajal, Radio Sur, August 26, 2008 Original case: April 14, 1998 Colombia's attorney general ordered the arrest of Carlos Augusto Rojas Ortiz, president of the local Assembly in Huila province, for masterminding Carvajal's murder in 1998, according to...

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Colombia

March 19, 2001 12:08 PM ET

IN A DEVASTATING YEAR FOR COLOMBIA, journalists were murdered, assaulted, threatened, and kidnapped. Many fled into exile. With the peace process that began in 1999 largely moribund, a nearly four-decade conflict that pits two major leftist guerrilla groups against the...

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DRUG TRAFFICKING AND THE PRESS IN LATIN AMERICA

March 12, 1999 12:00 AM ET

May 3, 1999 Bogotá, Colombia -- In 1986 when El Espectador editor Guillermo Cano was gunned down at a traffic light in downtown Bogotá, everyone in Colombia knew who was behind the hit. Medellín cartel leader Pablo Escobar reportedly held...

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NARCOTRAFICO Y PERIODISMO EN AMERICA LATINA

March 12, 1999 12:00 AM ET

Bogotá, Colombia 3 de mayo de 1999 -- En 1986, cuando el director de El Espectador Guillermo Cano fue asesinado en un semáforo de Bogotá, todos en Colombia sabían quién ordenó el ataque. Pablo Escobar, cabecilla del cartel de Medellín,...

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