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Journalists Memorial Rededication
Photo Credit: Courtesy Diario El Tiempo


News Organization: EL PULSO DEL TIEMPO

Died: 2010

Location: COLOMBIA

Castilla, the editor and publisher of a local newsmagazine in northern Colombia, was reading outside his house when a gunman shot him eight times and then fled on a motorcycle. For several years, Castilla had received threats for reporting about links among local politicians, landowners and illegal paramilitary groups. He was 50.