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Brazil - Rio radio station manager is first journalist murdered in Americas in 2013

Reporters without borders
Renato Machado Gonçalves, the manager and joint owner of Radio Barra FM in Rio de Janeiro state, has become the first journalist to be killed in the western hemisphere in 2013. He was gunned down as he left his home in the north of the state yesterday. "The motive has not yet been determined, but robbery has already been ruled out, and the manner in which the crime was carried out clearly indicates that it was a targeted murder," Reporters Without Borders said. "The victim's profession as a (...)

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