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Photo Credit: -Revista Caretas photo

BARBARA  D’ACHILLE

News Organization: EL COMERCIO

Died: 1989

Location: PERU

Shot to death on May 31 by the leftist terrorist group Shining Path, whose members stopped the government-owned pickup truck in which she was riding, 150 miles southeast of Lima. The Lithuanian-born journalist was traveling in the region to write about alpacas and llamas. She was considered Peru's leading environmental reporter.