Ecuador: political journalist from el universo newspaper murdered

Posted on November 7, 2016 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency

GUNMAN WAS RIDING A BIKE WHEN HE ASSAULTED JOURNALIST Robert Horacio Salazar Acosta, a journalist for Diario El Universo, died this morning, the victim of an assault south of the city.

According to testimony of a neighbor at the scene, who issued the alert through a security chat in the Southern District of the Police, Salazar was shot in Third Street and Fifth Avenue, in the Citadel Nine of October, near 10 o’clock in the morning. The testimony said that the shot came from a man riding a bicycle.

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Salazar, a journalist for EL UNIVERSO, for 8 years, worked as a political reporter for the newspaper. Of 26 years, he was a Master in Journalism for the joint program of the University Torcuato Di Tella and La Nación Journal of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The murder of Salazar joins a series of recent events of insecurity. Read Article

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