El Norte newspaper is pictured after the paper announced its closure due to what it says is a situation of violence against journalists in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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citing insecurity for journalistsA newspaper in the Mexican border city of Juarez said Sunday it was shutting down because the rampant, unpunished killings of journalists in the country have made it too dangerous to go on.Norte executive Oscar Cantu Murguia informed readers of his decision in a farewell letter titled "Adios!" that was published on the paper's front page and online.He cited the recent murder of journalist Miroslava Breach in the city of Chihuahua, which like Juarez is in Chihuahua state. Breach was a reporter for the national newspaper La Jornada and had also collaborated with Norte.
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