Omer Pardillo-Cid, Celia Cruz’s former manager and the executor of her estate, was unimpressed with the way the late Cuban icon had been presented in productions based on her life, particularly a 2015 bio-series produced in Colombia and broadcast on Telemundo, which he says took considerable liberties with the facts. Now, Pardillo, who describes Cruz as “a black woman, who was poor, who left Cuba and conquered the world,” is bringing the beloved singer’s official story to the stage.
Game of Thrones introduced millions to the city of Girona when it was a key location for the series. In my case, it was Girona that introduced me to Game of Thrones. I binged watched the series when I was assigned to do this story for American Airlines´Nexos magazine.
There are some great music tours to Cuba being offered at the moment, ranging from scholarly immersions in Afro-Cuban rumba to tourist friendly tastes of the island's sounds.
My first story in a multi-part series for Food Republic on the rebirth of Portuguese cuisine.
The evocative illustration is by David Navas.
Every time I speak to Omara Portuondo, I remember why I became a journalist. To learn about life.
My report on the Formentera Jazz Festival 2017 and the
island´s mystical musical history.
Sao Miguel's maritime culture and volcanic landscape were the setting for the festival- a great introduction to the Azores.
I visited The El Bulli Foundation to talk to Ferran Adria about his new culinary project for families.
José Manuel Pinto "Wahin" didn't choose between a career in futbol or music - he chose both.
The first bloodbath in Netflix’s 'Narcos' takes place at a disco-ball decorated, florescent-lit karaoke bar where patrons unsuspectingly groove to classic Colombian salsa band Fruko y sus Tesos’ song “El Preso.”