5 Journalists Killed in Guatemala since 1992/Motive Confirmed


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

40% Broadcast reporter
20% Editor
20% Photographer
20% Producer
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Medium *

40% Print
60% Radio
20% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

33% Threatened

Type of Death

40% Dangerous Assignment
60% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

67% Complete impunity
33% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

67% Government Officials
33% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

40% Corruption
20% Human Rights
40% Politics
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Freelance

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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


5 Journalists Killed in Guatemala/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Héctor Ramírez, Noti7 and Radio Sonora

     July 24, 2003, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jorge Mynor Alegría Armendáriz, Radio Amatique

     September 5, 2001, in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala

Roberto Martínez, Prensa Libre

     April 27, 2000, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jorge Luis Marroquín Sagastume, Sol Chortí

     June 5, 1997, in Jocotán, Guatemala

Victor Hugo López Escobar, Radio Progreso

     September 12, 1994, in Guatemala City, Guatemala



15 Journalists Killed in Guatemala/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez, Canal Óptimo 23

     August 19, 2013, in Suchitepéquez, Guatemala

Luis de Jesús Lima, Radio Sultana de Oriente

     August 6, 2013, in Zacapa, Guatemala

Yensi Roberto Ordoñez Galdámez, Channel 14

     May 18 or 19, 2011, in Nueva Concepción, Guatemala

Marco Antonio Estrada, Tele Diario

     June 6, 2009, in Chiquimula, Guatemala

Rolando Santiz, Telecentro 13

     April 1, 2009, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Abel Girón Morales, El Periódico

     October 22, 2008, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Jorge Mérida Pérez, Prensa Libre

     May 10, 2008, in Coatepeque, Guatemala

Mario Rolando López Sánchez, Radio Sonora

     May 3, 2007, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Eduardo Maas Bol, Radio Punto

     September 9, 2006, in Cobán, Guatemala

Larry Lee, BridgeNews

     December 28, 1999, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Luis Ronaldo De León Godoy, Prensa Libre

     November 14, 1997, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Hernández Pérez, Radio Campesina

     July 16, 1997, in Tiquisate, Guatemala

Israel Hernández Marroquín, Infopress Centroamericano

     December 10, 1996, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Juan José Yantuche, "TV Noticias"

     April 11, 1996, in Mixco, Guatemala

Alberto Antoniotti Monge, El Gráfico

     January 29, 1995, in Guatemala City, Guatemala