Pablo Medina Velázquez

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Reporting with bodyguards on the Paraguayan border

April 27, 2015 11:01 AM ET

Like a riveting lede to one of his stories on cocaine smugglers and crime bosses, Paraguayan journalist Cándido Figueredo makes a dramatic first impression....

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Paraguayan journalist gunned down in Brazil

March 6, 2015 4:56 PM ET

São Paulo, March 6, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder on Thursday of Paraguayan radio journalist Gerardo Ceferino Servían Coronel, who was shot to death in Ponta Porã, a small town on the Brazil side of the Brazil-Paraguay...

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Paraguayan journalist shot dead on way back from covering story

October 17, 2014 3:31 PM ET

Bogotá, Colombia, October 17, 2014--Pablo Medina Velázquez, a Paraguayan journalist who wrote about the country's illegal drug trade, was shot dead on Thursday along with his assistant, according to news reports. He is the third journalist murdered for his work...

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Pablo Medina Velázquez

October 16, 2014 4:55 PM ET

On October 16, 2014, Pablo Medina Velázquez, 53, was returning from a reporting trip outside the eastern Paraguay city of Curuguaty when his vehicle was intercepted by two camouflage-clad gunmen on a motorcycle, Néstor Cañete, the public prosecutor investigating the...

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