Salvadoran photojournalist dies because of COVID-19

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Salvadoran photojournalist Franklin Américo Rivera Martínez, lost on Wednesday the battle against COVID-19. The legislative group of the left-wing party FMLN, confirmed the news.

According to the information, Rivera Martínez passed away Wednesday morning, after having a respiratory complication. The photojournalist had presented symptoms of the disease.

“Meco”, as Martinez is known among journalists, worked in recent years for the left party communications group. But nevertheless, was a featured photojournalist in El Salvador.