Video journalist Edwin Rivera Paz, a former cameraman for Honduran television program Los Verduleros (The Grocers) on national television broadcaster HCH (Hable como Habla), was found dead with gunshot wounds on July 9, 2017 in Acayucan, in Mexico’s Veracruz state. According to news reports, Rivera’s assailants were seen following him on motorcycles and they gunned him down in his home neighbourhood. Rivera Paz had fled his home country in fear for his life after gunmen in January 2017 murdered the director and producer of Los Verduleros. The motive for the shooting was not immediately known.