Ninth journalist murdered in Mexico

The stays of native columnist Luis Enrique Ramírez have been discovered on a filth street on the outskirts of Culiacán within the state of Sinaloa in northwestern Mexico, a day after he was reported lacking. Ramírez labored for a neighborhood newspaper and was additionally the founding father of the information web site Fuentes Fidedignas.

– It was undoubtedly homicide, says Balbina Flores, spokesperson for the group Reporters with out Borders, about Ramírez’s dying.

Sinaloa is the stronghold of the notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s drug cartel, and one in every of the Mexican states hardest hit by drug-related violence.

Mexico is one in every of the world’s most harmful international locations for journalists and 2022 might be the deadliest 12 months thus far for the career. More than 150 journalists have been murdered in Mexico since 2000.

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