A Mexican newspaper that last month lost a reporter to an alleged retaliatory murder has ceased publication after 27 years, citing ongoing, unpunished violence against journalists.
The presses for Norte de Ciudad Juarez, a paper in the border city across from El Paso with a circulation of roughly 30,000, rolled for the final time Sunday.
“I’m writing to inform you, dear reader, that I’ve decided to close this morning because neither the guarantees, nor the security to do critical journalism that acts as a counterweight, exist,” Oscar Cantu, El Norte’s publisher, explained in a final editorial note.
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Source: The Huffington Post
From The G-Man and The G-Man Interviews salute the courage and legacy of Norte de Cuidad Juarez and the journalists that have been killed in Mexico.