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Northern Triangle, where gov’t and media put reporters in danger

(EFE).- Reporters crowd behind yellow ribbons to record with their devices the brazen way that organized crime and street gangs spill blood on the streets of Central America’s Northern Triangle, but the indifference of the government and of the media leave these journalists in the line of fire as well. The region made up of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras is considered one of the deadliest spots in the world – the Salvadoran murder rate in 2015 was 103 killed by drug traffickers and street gangs out of every 100,000 inhabitants. Representatives of the journalists’ unions of the three countries…

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