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Roberto (Bear) Guerra is an independent photographer originally from San Antonio, Texas.
His images and photo essays on subjects ranging from an animal control facility in Texas to the grassroots opposition to La Parota Dam in Mexico have been published by many outlets including Orion Magazine, The Boston Globe Magazine, The BBC, and Texas Monthly. Recent recognitions have come from Canada's Magenta Foundation (Flash Forward: Emerging Photographers 2007); The Santa Fe Center for Photography (2007), The Golden Light Awards (2006); and American Photography 21 (2006).
He is now based in La Paz, Bolivia. More of his work can be seen at www.bearguerra.com.
With four strokes of a pen, Ontario police officer Ron Heinemann set in motion the disbandment of an elite crime-fighting unit. Was he a villain, or the scapegoat for a corrupted police culture? NMA nominee: Investigative Reporting, Stephen Williams