New York, April 17, 2007
—A Mexican crime reporter who was abducted on Monday by armed men in Agua Prieta, a city on the Arizona border, is missing. The Committee to Protect Journalists is investigating whether the incident was related to his journalistic work.
Saúl Noé Martínez Ortega, 36, who covers crime for the newspaper Interdiario
in Agua Prieta, was driving a black SUV around midnight when another vehicle started a high-speed chase, according to local press reports.