"Brazil Activist Shot Dead By Gunmen While Recovering In Hospital"

"A prominent land rights activist has been shot dead by five gunmen at a hospital in Brazil where he was recovering from a previous assassination attempt.

Waldomiro Costa Pereira was killed after the men burst into the building in the state of Para and surrounded guards, campaigners said.

Mr Costa Pereira was an activist with the Landless Workers Movement (MST).

He frequently demonstrated in support of land reform in Brazil."

BBC News had the story March 21, 2017.

Source: BBC News, 03/23/2017