Cuban journalists died in a car accident in Bolivia
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- 11 / 22 / 2006
Two Cuban journalists that were filming the work of their countrymens medical mission at service in Bolivia found death in a car crash.
Cuban medical mission head in Bolivia, Armando Garrido, reported the accident occurred when the car driving the journalists turned over in a fatal crash at about 70 km from Uyuni, Department of south-eastern Potosí.
The deceased journalists were reporter Nelson Barrera and editor Ernesto Barrios that traveled toward Uyuni in order to collect testimonies of Bolivian people on the work of the Cuban doctors for their countrys health program. They were also in charge of covering the literacy program "Yo sí puedo" underway in Bolivia in collaboration with the Cuban party.