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Ondina Guillen: to really know Cuba you have to live there April 6, 2015 07:32

Ondina Guillen: to really know Cuba you have to live there

She is a Spanish journalist whose passion, to learn about and experience life up close and in person, led her to emigrate to this [...]
 
Cecilia Falcioni Figueroa: “Studying in England is cheaper than in Mexico” January 24, 2015 20:02

Cecilia Falcioni Figueroa: “Studying in England is cheaper than in Mexico”

“The working atmosphere you find in temporary jobs is horrible; businesses have no concern for their employees”, this disenchanted young Mexican student reveals. Javier [...]
 
Rafael Polonio: nomadic, independent, with the heart of a Londoner January 18, 2015 21:53

Rafael Polonio: nomadic, independent, with the heart of a Londoner

Rafael is 32 years old and has lived in London since 2004. He is native to Cordoba, a city in the south of Spain, [...]
 
 
Leave or stagnate, Roberto Villanueva’s dilemma January 12, 2015 00:03

Leave or stagnate, Roberto Villanueva’s dilemma

Roberto is a 35-year-old Peruvian who came to the UK from Trujillo three years ago. He had never left his country before and although [...]
 
Paola Valentina Marín: Immigrant and foreigner, two different realities December 30, 2014 21:03

Paola Valentina Marín: Immigrant and foreigner, two different realities

A Colombian chef, with a great love for Spain and currently living in the UK. She’s been able to see different social contexts and, [...]
 
Jony Carrera: the future is right now December 30, 2014 21:02

Jony Carrera: the future is right now

He was born in Quito, the capital of Ecuador. He is a languages and sports teacher, and a tourist guide. He has also held [...]
 
 
Marisa Fassi: “Europe needs to liberate itself from xenophobia” December 30, 2014 21:01

Marisa Fassi: “Europe needs to liberate itself from xenophobia”

She has spent five years coming to Europe and has noted the increase in racism and xenophobia during this time.   Marisa was born [...]
 
Sergio Rodríguez’s family December 14, 2014 00:27

Sergio Rodríguez’s family

The 26-year-old Chilean arrived in England in August to find work and to learn English. He is currently working as a waiter thanks to [...]
 
Sonia Moreno: “I will not go back to Brazil again” November 30, 2014 21:49

Sonia Moreno: “I will not go back to Brazil again”

This 48-year-old woman moved from Brazil to Spain, where she spent four years in the cleaning industry.However, growing economic instability meant that Sonia had [...]
 
 
Estefanía Gómez Callejas, without future plans November 16, 2014 00:52

Estefanía Gómez Callejas, without future plans

Colombian by birth, she is 22 years old and came to London a year and seven months ago. Although she came alone and knew [...]
 
Beatriz Cámara: “The hardest thing is not having Madrid and my family close by” November 3, 2014 18:51

Beatriz Cámara: “The hardest thing is not having Madrid and my family close by”

Beatriz is a 37-year-old woman who has lived in London since 2003. “My life in Spain seems like a different lifetime,” she says jokingly, [...]
 
Hugo Rodrigo Zapata: “The Spanish community is very disparate; some want to integrate, but others don’t” October 4, 2014 13:58

Hugo Rodrigo Zapata: “The Spanish community is very disparate; some want to integrate, but others don’t”

The lack of opportunities stemming from the economic crisis in Spain caused this 33 year-old engineer to leave the country. His knowledge of English [...]
 
 
Antonio López: Surviving on the basis of dream and effort September 20, 2014 23:45

Antonio López: Surviving on the basis of dream and effort

Antonio came from Bolivia two years ago. He studied Advertising there and here in London works as a bartender. He is 35-years-old and has [...]
 
José Luis Vela García: Racism is ridiculous in such a multicultural place” September 14, 2014 00:01

José Luis Vela García: Racism is ridiculous in such a multicultural place”

José is 36 and has been living in London since 2007. He is Spanish and decided to move here for personal reasons and to [...]
 
John Pino López: settled in London by chance September 7, 2014 00:01

John Pino López: settled in London by chance

He is a 50-year old Colombian and studied accounting for one semester in his country. Although, initially, he came to “venture” as he says, [...]
 
 
 

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