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First name:  Mauro

Last name:  Marcano

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Radio presenter
  • Media outlet:  Radio Maturin 1.080 AM
  • Type of media:  radio
  • Born:  Venezuela

  • Died:  1 Sept 2004 Venezuela
  • War zone:  no
  • Targeted? yes
  • Impunity: total


Shot in the head by two men as he left his home in Maturin (northeastern Venezuela).

  • Four children.
    City councillor in Maturin.
    - 8/2004/31
    Last column reports disappearance of several kgs of cocaine seized by local police.
    Criticised regional drug-trafficking and business and political scandals.
    Wrote weekly column, "Sin Bozal" (Unmuzzled) in local daily El Oriental.
    Broadcast daily on local station Radio Maturin


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