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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Carlos Lajud Catalan

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Carlos Lajud Catalan, January 1994, available at: [accessed 19 October 2017]
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ABC Radio
April 19, 1993, in Barranquilla, Colombia

Catalan, a journalist for ABC Radio in Barranquilla, was killed by two gunmen riding a motorcycle. Catalan was a tough critic of Barranquilla's mayor, a priest, and member of the demobilized guerrilla group M-19.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Corruption, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Government Officials
Taken Captive:No


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