5 Journalists Killed in Paraguay since 1992/Motive Confirmed


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

60% Broadcast reporter
20% Columnist / Commentator
20% Print reporter/writer
20% Producer
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Medium *

20% Print
80% Radio
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

80% Local
20% Foreign
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Murder Victims

40% Threatened

Type of Death

100% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

80% Complete impunity
20% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

80% Criminal group
20% Government Officials
20% Political Group
20% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

60% Corruption
100% Crime
20% 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 Paraguay/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Pablo Medina Velázquez, ABC Color

     October 16, 2014, in Curuguaty, Paraguay

Edgar Pantaleón Fernández Fleitas, Belén Comunicaciones

     June 19, 2014, in Concepción, Paraguay

Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz Garay, Radio Amambay

     May 16, 2014, in Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay

Tito Alberto Palma, Radio Mayor Otaño and Radio Chaco Boreal

     August 22, 2007, in Mayor Otaño, Paraguay

Salvador Medina Velázquez, FM Ñemity

     January 5, 2001, in Capiibary, Paraguay



1 Journalist Killed in Paraguay/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Merardo Alejandro Romero Chávez, La Voz de Ytakyry

     March 3, 2011, in Ytakyry, Paraguay