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Jimmy Weiskopf

Jimmy Weiskopf is the author of "Yajé: The New Purgatory", one of the definitive studies of ayahuasca in Colombia. For the past quarter century, he has drunk ayahuasca with some of the most renowned indigenous shamans of Colombia and participated in rituals in Peru and Brazil. A graduate of Columbia and Cambridge Universities, he is a veteran of the Colombian foreign press corps, one of the country´s top translators and a naturalized Colombian citizen.