Guatemala

Luis Alberto Lemus Ruano

07 April 2013

The director of Radio Stereo Café and owner of the TV cable channel Café TV was killed in the department of Jutiapa, near the Salvadoran border, according to the Guatemalan Information Centre.

The victim, who was also Vice president of the Jutiapa Association of Journalists, was killed by a gunman who followed him in a pharmacy and shot him. The attacker escaped on a waiting motorcycle driven by an accomplice. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.