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Angela Paola Fajardo

18 May 2019
Guatemala City (Guatemala)

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Angela Paola Fajardo

Angela was stabbed in the Calzada San Juan 7-87 neighborhood, reportedly in a dispute over a sex work "point".

Two other trans women were arrested.

El Mirador Electoral condemned the killing of Ángela Paola Fajardo , who collaborated with that consortium in the Rapid Count project.

Fajardo was a trans woman, who was murdered on May 18 at the end of the San Juan road and the El Caminero bridge, in Zone 6 of Mixco.

The assailants attacked her with a knife, according to the police report. Due to this fact, two people were captured.

"Mirador Electoral demands the corresponding authorities to clarify this fact, the reasons for it and the condemnation of its authors," the consortium said in a statement.

He added: "We recognize the work of Ángela Paola Fajardo within the Rapid Count project and express our deep sorrow for her death".

Report added: 27 May 2019. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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