Another journalist was just murdered in one of Mexico’s most corrupt states
Pedro Tamayo was the 17th journalist murdered in Veracruz since Governor Javier Duarte took office in 2010 — the highest tally of any Mexican state.
These Mexican states are way too corrupt, according to the scandal-plagued president
President Enrique Peña Nieto has blocked legislations that reportedly aim to protect the outgoing governors of Veracruz and Quintana Roo from corruption allegations.
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Mexico elects 12 new governors on Sunday after intense campaigning that has highlighted both Mexico’s most difficult challenges and the difficulties the country’s politicians have persuading the electorate they are not part of the problem.
How Veracruz Became the Most Dangerous State in Mexico for Journalists
With hundreds of unsolved disappearances, rampant extortion, frequent kidnappings, and no fewer than 14 journalists killed in the past five years, a climate of fear governs Veracruz.
Reporter Killed in Veracruz Bar Shooting Was About to Start His Own Newspaper
Juan Santos Carrera had only recently left his job as a Veracruz correspondent for the Televisa conglomerate, and was preparing to start his own local newspaper in the state known as the deadliest for reporters in Mexico.
Mexican Governor of Deadliest State for Reporters Will Testify in Photographer Killing
It was the first sign that Javier Duarte might face judicial pressure to answer claims among Veracruz reporters that his administration is responsible for the killings of journalists.