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Carlos Cabrera
Carlos is a freelance journalist and student in the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He lived in Seville in 2010 and currently resides in the Chicago area.

Previously interning at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, he wrote articles for its yearly publication Communiqué. As a print and video journalist, he has written and produced pieces about business development, sports, food and everything in between.

He also works as a basketball coach, is an avid fan of the Chicago Bulls and has a strong interest in international affairs and social enterprises.

Will Spain’s basketball league benefit from NBA lockout?

Fresh out of work due to a contractual dispute, American-based players could start to ponder the possibility of coming Spain.

July 11th, 2011 | Posted in Sports, Featured | Read More »

Promise of death in the afternoon keeps bullfighting alive for fans

Bullfighting is facing a decline in attendance and a ban in Catalonia. But its advocates insist this Spanish tradition can survive its current crisis due, in part, to the unique risks it presents.

April 11th, 2011 | Posted in Culture, Featured | Read More »

Bullfighting: Fighting for its future

A bull ring in Andalusia

Bullfights and Flamenco. It’s hard to imagine Spain without either of its richest cultural activities. While one recently two-stepped its way to recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage cultural treasure, bullfighting finds itself in the ring against a generational divide, politics and a struggling economy, attempting to defend its history and tradition.

April 4th, 2011 | Posted in Culture | Read More »

Bullfighting in the political ring

Banned in Catalonia last year, bullfighting is dividing Spain along political and cultural lines.

March 28th, 2011 | Posted in Culture | Read More »

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