Gerry Ortega

Journalist, Politician

1963 –

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Who is Gerry Ortega?

Gerardo Valeriano Ortega DVM, better known simply as "Doc Gerry" or "Ka Gerry", was a Filipino journalist, veterinarian, politician, environmental activist, and community organizer best known for his work to promote crocodile farming in the Philippines, and for his advocacy against mining on the island of Palawan. Ortega has often been lauded as a hero of the Philippine Environment since he was assassinated on January 24, 2011, allegedly due to his anti-mining advocacy.

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Born
Aug 28, 1963
Palawan
Nationality
  • Philippines
Profession
Education
  • De La Salle-Araneta University
Died
Dec 31, 1969

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