Follow us on SIP Follow us on BLOGGER Follow us on FACEBOOK Follow us on YOUTUBE Follow us on TWITTER
Alerts
Statistics
Investigations
Demand Justice

News
Activities
Official Documents
Media campaigns
Legal reforms
Case Law
Publications
Videos
Newsletter
Links

Mission
Officers
Staff
Contact us
Donate online
Lend Your Voice - CD

  

November 20, 1997

Case: Ernesto Acero Cadena

Journalist with the newspaper El Informador Socioeconómico and of radio stations Modelar and Súper in Armenia, Quindío. He was also a psychiatrist.



Circumstances:   (+)

A hit man approached him two blocks from his home in downtown Armenia and shot him three times, then fled.

Sentences:   (+)


Sentences reversed and acquittals:   (+)

On June 14, 2000 Juan Carlos Henao Mosquera, accused of being the perpetrator, was acquitted by the Armenia Specialized Circuit Criminal Court. The prosecution did not appeal the acquittal. The case reverted to the preliminary stage.

Prisoners sentenced:   (+)


Released / Sentence commuted:   (+)


Jailed awaiting trial:   (+)


Suspects not charged:   (+)

Carlos Alberto Oviedo Alfaro, a former congressman, alleged mastermind, is serving a 39-year prison term for other homicides.

Fugitives:   (+)


Notes:   (+)

In January 2006 the Colombian Attorney General’s Office agreed to work on this case.


6
2013
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE STATISTICS
 
Seminario
  
 
Dona tu Voz - click para ver consurso
 
 
 

This letter will be send to .
 
 
Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa
Jules Dubois Building 1801 S.W. 3rd Av., Miami, Florida 33129
Tel: (305) 634-2465 Fax: (305) 635-2272
WEBSITE CONTENT © IAPA, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
WEBSITE BY: SILVA HEEREN, INC.