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Mexican Journalist Shot To Death During Christmas Celebration At Son’s School

A journalist was shot dead on Tuesday in the Mexican state of Veracruz as he attended a Christmas celebration at his son’s school, the latest murder in the country’s deadliest year on record for media workers, Reuters reports. Gumaro Perez, 35, who regularly wrote about security and drug trafficking, was shot at four times and killed in the Acayucan municipality of Veracruz, making him the third journalist to be killed in the state and 12th overall in Mexico this year. Perez worked for Golfo Sur and Voz del Sur, among other media organizations.“We’re in shock, waiting for them to hand over the body and see what we’re going to do together with his family.” – Asociacion de Periodistas…