Nov 16, 2011

Mexico Drug War and the Press: Journalists report drug war despite risks "JUAREZ, Mexico, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Mexican journalists say they're still determined to write about drug violence despite the risks even though one of their own was gunned down three years ago. Journalist Armando Rodriguez, who was shot 11 times in front of his children Nov. 13, 2008, was remembered Sunday at a memorial event.

"Those who ordered the killing of Armando were wrong because those who are left are more seasoned and we are working," Luz del Carmen Sosa, a reporter for El Diario de Juarez newspaper, told CNN. "Those who believed we were going to take step back, they were wrong."" read more

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