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Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Unconfirmed: Alberto Antoniotti Monge

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1996
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1995 - Motive Unconfirmed: Alberto Antoniotti Monge, January 1996, available at: [accessed 18 November 2017]
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El Gráfico
January 29, 1995, in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Monge, a columnist for the daily El Gráfico and president of the Broadcasters Association, was gunned down by five unknown men in front of his home, located north of Guatemala City. At the time of his death, Monge was also serving as a press attaché for Public Prosecutor Ramses Cuestas Gómez, who was investigating top military officials for alleged corruption and criminal activity.

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