Leslie Ann Pamela Montenegro

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Leslie Ann Pamela Montenegro, more commonly known as “Nana Pelucas”, was murdered by two gunmen at a restaurant in the “Golden Zone” of Acapulco on February 5, 2018. The prosecutor for the State of Guerrero, Xavier Olea, has indicated that the murderer is a local official connected to a criminal gang led by led by Javi Daniel Cervantes.

Sra. Montenegro was a video blogger, an irreverent political satirist who criticized the behavior of politicians and officials of all parties and government actions through videos broadcast on social networks.

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Story from the Inter America Press Association: Mexico: IAPA condemns murder of video blogger

Spanish-language story at Animal Politico: Asesinan en Acapulco a bloguera de sátira política; había sido amenazada, dice fiscal

Spanish-language story at El Debate: Vinculan a funcionario con muerte de bloguera en Acapulco

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