Posts Tagged ‘Veracruz’

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Photojournalist Ruben Espinosa

Posted by on Wednesday August 12, 2015 | Photojournalism

Mexican authorities recently announced the arrest of a known criminal for the execution-style murder of photojournalist Ruben Espinosa and four others, according to reports by The Guardian and Al Jazeera. The killings occurred July 31 in a Mexico City apartment. Mexican prosecutor Rodolfo Rios Garza told reporters that the suspect, who reportedly has a criminal... More

Fleeing Violence against Journalists, Veracruz Photographer Seeks Asylum in US

Posted by on Friday June 1, 2012 | Photojournalism

A photojournalist from Veracruz, Mexico, is seeking political asylum in the US following a wave of killings of journalists who have covered drug trafficking in the violence-ridden Mexican state. The El Paso Times reports that Miguel Angel Lopez Solana, a photographer for La Jornada, a daily newspaper in Mexico, has decided to seek political asylum... More