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Honduran Reporter David Romero, Who Exposed Gov’t Corruption, Dies in Prison of Suspected COVID-19

HeadlineJul 20, 2020

Prominent journalist David Romero has died after reportedly contracting COVID-19 in prison. He was serving a 10-year sentence over so-called slander and defamation charges for his reporting exposing government corruption and possible links between drug traffickers and top military and government officials, including President Hernández. Romero was the director of the media outlets Rádio Globo and Globo TV.

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