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MANUEL  BUENDIA

News Organization: EXCELSIOR

Died: 1984

Location: MEXICO

One of Mexico's best-known investigative reporters, he was shot in the back at point-blank range in the capital on May 30. He had recently written on corruption in the oil workers' union. His column "Private Network" appeared in some 200 publications and focused on crime and official corruption.