Gumaro Pérez Aguilando

Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

Gumaro Pérez Aguilando was attending his son’s school Christmas pageant on December 19, 2017 in Acayucan, VE, when two gunmen burst into the building and killed him in front of a classroom full of schoolchildren.

Pérez Aguilando was a reporter who contributed to regional publications such as El Mañanero (Oluta), Liberal del Sur and Diario de Minatitlán, as well as a local radio station in Coatzacoalcos.

Statement from PEN International

Story in The Guardian: Mexican journalist shot dead at son’s school Christmas pageant

Spanish-language story in La Jornada Matan al comunicador Gumaro Pérez Aguilando en Acayucanby Erinet Gómez:

Spanish-language story in Proceso by Noé Zavaleta: Ejecutan al reportero Gumaro Pérez Aguilando en el sur de Veracruz

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