Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Unconfirmed: Juan José Yantuche
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1997|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Unconfirmed: Juan José Yantuche, January 1997, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64950423.html [accessed 7 October 2015]|
April 11, 1996, in Mixco, Guatemala
Yantuche, a reporter with the cable television news program "TV Noticias," was shot and lay in a coma for a week in a Mixco hospital before dying on April 11. A week after his assassination, the director of "TV Noticias," Oscar Mazaya, reported receiving anonymous death threats.