Journalist Murdered In Mexican Border City After Writing about Cartel Violence

Breitbart | 1/13/2018 | Staff
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NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — An unknown assailant murdered a Mexican journalist in front of his daughter and grandson. His death marks the first murder of a journalist this year in Tamaulipas and the second murder of a journalist in Mexico since the start of 2018. The two murders took place only 8 days apart.

The murder took place in the downtown area of Nuevo Laredo near the intersection of Morelos and Venezuela streets when Carlos Dominguez Rodriguez was traveling in a car with his daughter and grandson. Authorities have not released details as to how the murder took place. State authorities began an investigation into the murder and to confirm if the murder was tied to his work as a journalist.

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The late writer worked as an independent journalist who worked for El Diario de Nuevo Laredo for several years. After leaving the outlet Dominguez Rodriguez began to work on his own writing for various print and online outlets. He strictly wrote about politics and was often critical of government officials. In his last column, Dominguez wrote about the violence that has taken over Mexico in advance of...
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