Luis A. Gomez

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Luis Gómez "is a journalist and movement activist living in La Paz. He is author of ¡El Alto de Pie! Una insurrección aymara en Bolivia (La Paz, 2004)." [1]

"Luis Gómez, 36, was born and educated in Mexico, but has traveled extensively in Latin America. A freelance writer, Gómez was living in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and covering social unrest in that country, when he accepted an offer from Narco News publisher Al Giordano to become Andean Bureau Chief for the insurgent online newspaper ( For the last year, Gómez has been following the coca growers' resistance to the Bolivian government's US-backed and financed "zero option" coca eradication program." [2]

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  1. The Bolivian Crisis Deepens, CounterPunch - Translated CounterPunch by Forrest Hylton - accessed September 23, 2008.
  2. DRCNet Interview: Luis Gómez, Andean Bureau Chief for Narco News, stopthedrugwar (from 2003), accessed September 23, 2008.