Roberto Javier Mora García

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Mexican man sentenced to 16 years for journalist's murder

July 23, 2009 4:25 PM ET

On June 3, 2009, Mexican Judge José Alberto Ciprés Sánchez sentenced Hiram Oliveros Ortiz to 16 years in prison for the 2004 murder of journalist Roberto Javier Mora García, editorial director of the Nuevo Laredo-based daily El Mañana, the paper...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Mexico

February 5, 2007 11:23 AM ET

MEXICO Gunmen stormed the offices of the Nuevo Laredo daily El Mañana in February, firing assault rifles, tossing a grenade—and setting the tone for another dangerous year for Mexican journalists. The shocking assault, which seriously injured reporter Jaime Orozco,...

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Mexico: Dread on the Border

February 24, 2006 7:01 PM ET

By Carlos Lauria and Sauro Gonzalez Rodriguez...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Americas Analysis

February 16, 2006 11:56 AM ET

All the News That Can't Be PrintedBy Carlos LauríaGood investigative reporters know more than they can write. The problem in some Latin American countries is that good reporters are barely writing anything. From Brazil to the U.S.-Mexico border, journalists are...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Mexico

February 16, 2006 11:23 AM ET

MEXICO Journalists working along the U.S.-Mexico border were under siege from organized criminals targeting them for coverage of drug trafficking. One reporter was killed for her work and another went missing, making northern Mexico one of the most dangerous spots...

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Reporter seriously wounded; border city plagued by violenceGunmen storm Mexican newspaper

February 7, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 7, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Monday's vicious attack against the offices of the newspaper El Mañana in Nuevo Laredo, a city on the U.S.-Mexican border that is plagued by drug-related violence. Unidentified assailants fired assault...

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CPJ asks for information about journalist's murder

March 25, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 25, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) sent a letter today to Tomás Yarrington Ruvalcaba, governor of the State of Tamaulipas in northern Mexico, inquiring about the investigation into the murder of Roberto Javier Mora García, editorial...

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Roberto Javier Mora García

March 19, 2004 7:20 PM ET

Mora, editorial director for the Nuevo Laredo­based daily El Mañana, was stabbed to death in front of his house. Authorities discovered Mora's body, with more than 25 stab wounds, next to his parked vehicle just before dawn. Police said that...

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