RealNews

Drug Links Alleged in Mexico Editor Slay

The crusading weekly Zeta hit the streets Friday for the first time since a chief editor was shot to death, carrying its version of who might have carried out the latest attack against the paper. Francisco Ortiz, 47, was shot four times at close range as he sat in the driver’s seat of his car Tuesday afternoon, a killing that drew widespread condemnation and highlighted the dangers Mexican journalists face. Police have not announced any firm suspects or motives for the attack, but they said four alleged drug gang members arrested during a Tijuana shootout Thursday could be connected. Zeta publisher Jesus Blancornelas, in an eight-page report on the killing Friday, suggested three theories. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.