Journalists Killed in 1997 - Motive Unconfirmed: Hernández Pérez
|Publisher||Committee to Protect Journalists|
|Publication Date||January 1998|
|Cite as||Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1997 - Motive Unconfirmed: Hernández Pérez, January 1998, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4e64951423.html [accessed 25 November 2015]|
July 16, 1997, in Tiquisate, Guatemala
Pérez, a newsreader at Radio Campesina in Tiquisate, Escuintla, was ambushed by a group of heavily armed men as he was leaving the station in the morning and killed instantly by gunfire. Another employee of the station, Haroldo Escobar Noriega, a messenger, was also killed. The motive for the murders is not known.