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Honduran TV Host José Aritas Murdered in Puerto Cortés

HeadlineDec 03, 2019
H8 honduras tv host jose arita murdered last week puerto cortes hour of truth

Honduran TV host José Arita was murdered last week in the northern coastal city of Puerto Cortés. Shortly after the broadcast of his nightly political show, The Hour of Truth, four unidentified individuals in a car shot at Arita outside a convenience store, killing him instantly. Their motives are unknown. The Honduran College of Journalists says over 80 journalists have been killed in the country since 2001, and at least eight in 2019 alone. Most of the murders are unsolved.

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