Journalist killed in Mexico
12 Jul 10

The body of a local newspaper editor was found last week (7 July), he had been shot dead in a rural area of Michoacán state. Hugo Olivera Cartera also worked with news agency ADN and the newspaper La Voz de Michoacán. He was known for his crime coverage. His offices at El Día de Michoacán were raided and computer equipment was stolen shortly before the discovery of his body. In February Olivera filed a complaint with the National Commission of Human Rights, he claimed he had been beaten by federal police officers.