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Ecuador

Julio Augusto García , freelance photographer
19 April 2005
According to a preliminary investigation and information obtained by Reporters Without Borders, Chilean freelance photographer Julio Augusto García died on 19 April 2005 of a heart attack caused by the teargas used by police to disperse demonstrators outside parliament in Quito who were calling for Gutiérrez’s resignation. He died in the Eugenio Espejo hospital to which he was taken after collapsing.