The chess champion Anand, the ‘good guy’ that everyone loves in Spain

An important Indian newspaper asked me to write a story about the chess champion Anand and his relation with Spain. Anand was playing in Chennai (India) the World Chess Championship 2013 against the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. On Friday 15th  November the newspaper had my feature: a very optimistic story about Anand. But, after send it,…

Post-war Vacation – Zelenkovac (Bosnia Herzegovina, Summer 2006)

TRANSLATION: JESSICA YEVICS (THANK YOU!!) My friend Pérez tends to say that, in his opinion, coincidence is the most beautiful word in the dictionary. Well, due to such a coincidence, I ended up in Bosnia. The story is simple: I went to Barcelona to take journalism courses and I stayed in my always hospitable and…

Misfortune in the Congo (trip: March 2009)

TRANSLATION: JESSICA YEVICS (THANK YOU!!) (Text Published by the magazine Gente Grande, which belongs to the organization Bilaketa, in May of 2009)   A little over a month ago I returned from the D. R. Congo. A country which, to be clear from the start, I never would have been able to visit without the…