Mexican Journalists Are Still Being Killed Despite Promises of Protection
Up to eight journalists have been killed in Mexico this year, even though the dangers to the local media have been attracting international attention for years and prompted multiple promises from the government to act.
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.