Violence against journalists on the Colombia-Ecuador border

The bodies of three journalists were found in April, a few kilometres across the border from their Ecuadorian destination

Cali

Mataje

Colombia

Pacific

Ocean

Quito

Esmeraldas

province

Ecuador

100 km

100 miles

The bodies of journalist Javier Ortega, photographer Paúl Rivas and driver Efraín Segarra were found a few kilometres across the border from their Ecuadorian destination, Mataje

Cali

Colombia

Colombian-produced cocaine is moved through northwestern Ecuador and up the Pacific coast to Central America and the US

Mataje

Esmeraldas province

Quito

Pacific Ocean

Ecuador

Peru

150 km

150 miles