Committee to Protect Journalists: Sixth Honduran journalist killed since March

The Committee to Protect Journalists reports that the sixth Honduran journalist has been killed since March 2010.

[Jorge Alberto Orellana] 50, host of the program “En vivo con Georgino” (Georgino Live) at the local private station Televisión de Honduras, was shot to death on Tuesday by an unidentified gunman in the city of San Pedro Sula, in northern Honduras, according to local news accounts. As the journalist was leaving the station around 9 p.m., the attacker shot him in the head and fled on foot, the local newspaper Tiempo reported. The journalist was taken to Hospital Mario Rivas, where he was pronounced dead.

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