Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz

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Attacks on the Press in 2011: In Mexico, Silence or Death Remains the Choice

February 21, 2012 11:29 PM ET

The Mexican president promised to protect a besieged press corps with a federal protection program, a special prosecutor and new legislation making anti-press violence a federal crime. But Felipe Calderón Hinojosa has failed at nearly every turn. By Mike...

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Journalists flee Veracruz as cartels crack down

July 29, 2011 3:54 PM ET

In the port city of Veracruz, Mexico, reporters are fleeing for their lives or are in hiding, according to Notiver, the city's principal newspaper, and local reporters. This flight began on Wednesday after the decapitated body of Yolanda Ordaz de...

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Jornalista encontrada decapitada no México

julho 27, 2011 12:49 PM ET

Nova York, 26 de julho de 2011--A cabeça decapitada e o corpo da veterana jornalista Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz foram encontrados na madrugada de hoje, informaram as autoridades do estado mexicano de Veracruz. A jornalista foi sequestrada por homens...

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Journalist found decapitated in Mexico

July 26, 2011 6:08 PM ET

New York, July 26, 2011--The decapitated head and body of veteran reporter Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz was found early this morning, according to officials in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The journalist was abducted on Sunday by armed...

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Yolanda Ordaz de la Cruz

July 26, 2011 10:26 AM ET

The decapitated body of veteran police beat reporter Ordaz was found at 4 a.m. on July 26, two days after she was seized by armed men as she left her home. The body was found near the offices of the...

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