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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Eustorgio Colmenares

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Eustorgio Colmenares, January 1994, available at: [accessed 19 November 2017]
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La Opinión
March 12, 1993, in Cucuta, Colombia

Colmenares, publisher of La Opinión, was shot to death in his home in Cucuta, the capital of Norte de Santander Department. Guerrillas of the National Liberation Army took responsibility for his murder.

Job:Editor, Publisher / Owner
Beats Covered:Corruption, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Political Group
Taken Captive:No


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