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17 Apr 2014 | News

WOLA condemns the assassination of Radio Progreso employee in Honduras

Press Release

To see the statements made by U.S. Representatives James P. McGovern, Sam Farr, and Janice D. Schakowsky, click here, and to see the statement by Tim Kaine, please click here.

Washington, D.C.—The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) condemns the assassination of Radio Progreso Marketing Manager, Carlos Mejía Orellana, that occurred on Friday, April 11. WOLA extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr. Mejía, and urges the Honduran authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation and to punish those responsible.

Click here to read the full press release (in Spanish).


Jessamine Bartley-Matthews
WOLA Communications Assistant
Tel: +1 202-797-2171
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