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Llamémosla “La Bendita Pared."
Este fin de semana pasado tuvimos el privilegio de mirarla con nuestros propios ojos y, al final, no pudimos creer lo que veíamos.
“La Pared”, en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos, esa que vemos ocasionalmente en la televisión, o esa construida en la imaginación popular por políticos que hablan sin parar de ella, no tiene nada que ver con lo que se ve y se siente al llegar allí y no resistir la tentación de tocarla con tus propias manos.
Carlos Olea named VP.
Well, there were already 2 in my family.
My brother Agustín, Electrical Engineer, and my brother Raúl, who just retired from his noble profession, after a long and meritorious career as a Mechanical Engineer.
At age 16, I wanted to be, if not "somebody", at least somebody else.
Make my life count for something —not like in an act of heroism— but, in a more earthly purpose, to avoid being a blatant redundancy.
Or perhaps, God forbids, a plain-vanilla, mediocre, self-conceited brat.
I recently walked by the house Gabriel García Márquez owned and used to stay at in Cartagena, Colombia, and I couldn’t wait to get to the keyboard to tell a personal story about this maestro of good literature and even better journalism.
Only the best is good enough,” Johan Cruyff wrote in his weekly column in “De Telegraaf” at the end of last year, when he had no idea death was going to ambush him this week in Barcelona, Spain.
Although his sainthood is yet to be declared by the Catholic Church, miracles abound in the life of Father Felix Varela, the champion of thousands of Irish immigrants who in the 19th century suffered, fought and, eventually, prevailed in carving out their own space in the American society, just as Latinos are doing today.
Or entrepreneurial journalists, or new media innovators, or savvy technology empresarios, to use the lingo now in fashion..