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Paraguay - Journalist Edgar Fernández Fleitas gunned down

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The murder of journalist Edgar Pantaleón Fernández Fleitas, the second such killing in one month, shows the mortal dangers facing reporters who investigate corruption and organized crime. On 9 June, an unidentified killer shot Fernández Fleitas in his office in Concepción, a city known as a drug trafficking hub. His murder followed that of Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz, who also worked in the area near the Brazilian border. Local prosecutor Dora Irrazábal told radio Cardinal AM that the murder of (...)

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