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Another Mexican Journalist Murdered: 14th in 2018

Two gunmen in Mexico shot and killed a journalist who exposed political corruption in the state of Chiapas. The journalist had previously been targeted for kidnapping and death. The murder raises the death toll to 14 Mexican journalists killed in the first nine months of 2018.

Pictures of journalists recently murdered in different Mexican states lay on the ground at Independence Angel square during a protest by journalists in Mexico City, on May 16, 2017

GRAPHIC: Cartel Gunmen Kill Another Reporter in Mexican Border State

Cartel gunmen have killed a Mexican journalist once again as the security conditions in that country continue to spiral out of control. In 2016, there have been six other cases of murdered journalists in Mexico. The murder took place in Ciudad Victoria, the state capital of Tamaulipas. The local reporter is the latest victim in the out of control violence brought to the region, as two rival factions of the Los Zetas cartel fight for control.

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