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Lourdes Maldonado became the second Mexican journalist to be assassinated this Sunday in the border town of Tijuana, California, and the third journalist in the country in January alone.
The journalist was killed when he drove into his home in the Santa Fe suburb, Efe News reported, citing police reports.
Neighbors who heard the noise came out and saw the scene and asked the authorities for help.
From Moldonado Safety plan for journalists in Baja California, But the monitoring provided is not permanent.
The L. Universal newspaper reports that the invader shot and killed her shortly after the officers in custody released her.
On March 26, 2019, during a press conference with Lopez Obrador, Moldovan asked the President for help, saying he feared for his life.
Maldonado has worked for a number of media outlets, including Primer Sistema de Notices (BSN), owned by Jaime Bonila, who was governor of Baja California from 2019 until the end of 2021.
At the press conference, Maldonado mentioned Bonilla, who was a licensed senator at the time.
“I come here to ask for support, assistance, and labor justice because I have been suing him for six years and even fear for my life.He told the President.
“Your licensed senator, super coordinator of missions and your candidate, your next candidate for governor of Baja California, is Mr. Jaime Bonilla, which is why I am here and ask for your support,” he added. .
At the time, Lopez Obrador responded: “I’m going to ask Jes ராமs Ramirez, the co-ordinator of social relations, to support you, to seek justice, to have no influence, to take action. The structure of the law.”
The video of the press conference went viral on social media after the news of his assassination broke.
The reporter recently announced that he had won a labor dispute against Primer Sistema de Notices.
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Maldonado was the third journalist to be killed in Mexico so far this month, the second in Baja California, and the photojournalist shot dead near his home in Tijuana. Margarito MartINose Last January 17.
In addition, on January 10, in Veracruz, eastern Mexico, the journalist Jose Luis Campova-Arenas, Director of Digital Media Inforzio, where he spread insecurity and political problems.
According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), at least seven journalists were killed in Mexico in 2021, making it “the most dangerous country in the world for newspapers”.
Mexico ranks 143rd out of 180 countries in the RSF’s 2021 World Press Freedom Index.
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