Rafael Emiro Moreno

The director of Voces de Córdoba, a news was shot dead being shot by gunmen on a motorbike who attacked him outside a shop he owned in the municipality of Montelíbano, Córdoba. According to local media, the journalist had been admitted into a protection scheme run by the National Protection Unit (UNP) but it had been withdrawn a few days before his killing.

Rafael Emiro Moreno, covered corruption issues in the Cordoba municipalities of San José de Uré, Ayapel, Buenavista, Montelíbano and Puerto Libertador where he was from, had reported threats in 2019, which is why the UNP had assigned him a guard,  local media reports added.