Valderlei Canuto Leandro

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Radio journalist shot to death in Brazil

September 12, 2011 3:22 PM ET

New York, September 12, 2011--Brazilian authorities must thoroughly investigate the September 1 murder of a Brazilian radio journalist who was known for his criticism of local authorities and had allegedly been threatened with death by a local mayor, the...

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Valderlei Canuto Leandro

September 1, 2011 3:07 PM ET

Canuto, 32, a radio journalist who hosted the show "Sinal Verde" (Green Signal), was shot at least eight times by unidentified assailants on a motorcycle in the city of Tabatinga, in the state of Amazonas, local press reports said. He had...

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