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Photo Credit: Courtesy Correio Pantaneiro

PAULO ROBERTO CARDOSO RODRIGUES

News Organization: JORNAL DA PRAÇA

Died: 2012

Location: BRAZIL

Rodrigues, editor in chief of Jornal da Praça, a newspaper that crusaded against corruption, was shot to death while driving. He was shot five times by two men on a motorcycle as he drove through Ponta Porã, where the newspaper is based.