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A photographer takes pictures of images of reporter Candido Rios, who was killed in Veracruz, during a demonstration against his killing, at the Interior Ministry building in Mexico City, Mexico on August 24, 2017. Last year, at least six reporters were murdered in Mexico in retaliation for their work, according to CPJ research.(Reuters/Henry Romero)

Mexican journalist killed in Tamaulipas

Mexico City, January 16, 2018–Authorities in Mexico’s northern Tamaulipas state must undertake a swift and credible investigation into the murder of journalist Carlos Domínguez Rodríguez, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Unknown assailants on January 13 killed Domínguez Rodríguez while he was driving through the city of Nuevo Laredo near the Texas border, according…

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Investigators photograph graffiti implicating the Zeta cartel near where 49 corpses were found on the road near Monterrey, Mexico, on May 13. (AFP/Julio Cesar Aguilar)

El Mañana cedes battle to report on Mexican violence

They would tell you that the killers haven’t let them cover real news for several years–if you call news serious information that’s important to the public, like why the police didn’t investigate so many murders or kidnappings or extortions. Or why drugs were sold so openly. Or that three former governors are being investigated for…

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