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Alvaro Gomez Hurtado

Alvaro Gomez Hurtado was a Colombian lawyer, politician, journalist and active member of the Colombian Conservative Party. Gomez was a son of the former President of Colombia, Laureano Gomez. He is mostly remembered for being one of the writers of the Colombian Constitution of 1991 and for failing three times to win election to the presidency.

In 1988, Gomez was kidnapped by the M-19 guerrillas, then led by Antonio Navarro. Navarro released him after the intervention of Alvaro Leyva.

Alvaro Gomez was married to Margarita Escobar Lopez and had three children: Mauricio, Mercedes and Alvaro Jose. He was the son of former president of Colombia, Laureano Gomez and Maria Hurtado Cajiao and was the second of four siblings; Cecilia, Rafael and Enrique.

Related websites

loscolombisnos.com - Alvaro Gomez Hurtado

Revista Semana: "Alvaro Gomez Hurtado was killed by the mafia as a favor to politicians": Rasguno

El Diario del Otun newspaper; Alvaro Gomez Hurtado

El Colombiano newspaper; 1991

Colombialink.com: Alvaro Gomez Hurtado biography

los colombianos.com - Alvaro Gomez biography

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