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Photo Credit: Courtesy La Cuarta

JULIO AUGUSTO GARCIA ROMERO

News Organization: LA BOCINA

Died: 2005

Location: ECUADOR

A photographer for the Chilean news agency La Bocina and the weekly Punto de Vista, he was covering a demonstration April 19 in the Ecuadorean capital, Quito, when he inhaled tear gas fired by the police. He suffered a heart attack and died that evening. A Chilean, Garcia Romero, 58, had lived in Ecuador for about 20 years.