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•Professional experience:
Journalistic: Weekly column in El País (Madrid), Reforma (Mexico), blog on Le Monde's website (Paris), stories and articles published by more than one hundred newspapers and magazines in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.
Teaching: courses and lectures at UC-Berkeley, Stanford University, Universidad IberoAmericans (Mexico), Fundación para un nuevo periodismo iberoamericano (Colombia), research project for the Ford Foundation.
Conferences and consulting: Journalism and new media, social impact of information technologies, globalization and international relations, importance of networks today.

>2004: Visiting professor at U.C.-Berkeley Post-Graduate School of Journalism, Europe: a challenge for U.S. media, and The US elections seen by the rest of the world. Senior Associate, The Nautilus Institute.
> 2003/2005: Ford Foundation Grant to study "Transnational Communities and Networks in the Hurricane Basin", in collaboration with Dr. Rafael Fernandez de Castro, director of the International Studies Departement at Instituto Tecnológigo Autónomo de México.

> 2003: Course on Journalism and the internet at Stanford University.

> 2002: Prologue for a book about online journalism in Latin America: Ciberperiodismo en América Latina, CECSA Grupo Patria Cultural, Mexico.

> 2002: Chapter on journalism in La post-televisión, Multimedia, Internet y globalización económica, Icaria-Antrazyt, Barcelona, España.

> 2002: Coordinator fo the "U.S.-Mexico Futures Forum" organized by the Center for Latin American Studies at UC-Berkeley with the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City and funded by the Hewlett Foundation.

> 2001/2002: Research project on Information Overload with Profesor Paul Rabinow for the Hybrid Vigor Institute. Preface to a collective book on Journalism and the Internet in Latin America. Technology correspondant for Le Nouvel Hebdo a new economy magazine based in Paris.

> 2000/2001: Publisher of which brings news and analysis on information technology to Latinos in Europe, Latin Americans and the U.S..

> 1999/2000: Regent's Lecturer at the Graduate School of Journailism (University of California Berkeley). Course on International Reporting – Mexico and on Globalization and Journalism at University of California at Berkeley,

> 2000: Faculty at the Salzburg Seminar on Mass Media in the Age of Globalization.

> 1999: Courses at the Universidad IberoAmericana (Mexico) and Fundación para un nuevo periodismo iberoamericano in Cartagena (Colombia);

> 1996/2003: Weekly column on IT published in El País/Spain, Reforma/Mexico, (and since 2001 in El Tiempo/Peru). Technology correspondent in San Francisco for several French and Spanish speaking media including: El País/Madrid, Le Monde/Paris, Reforma/Mexico, Tres Puntos/Buenos Aires, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Montréal, Radio Télévision Belge/Bruxelles, Radio France Internationale/Paris,,. Assignments for several unrelated publications like Stratégies/Paris and Pulso from Florida International University in Miami.

> 1998/99: Assignments for Business 2.0 and Salon Magazine from San Francisco and Spider a technology magazine from Karachi.

> 1994/98: Professor at Universidad IberoAmericana, Mexico: Seminar on Hypertext and Electronic Writing.

> 1997: Faculty at the Salzburg Seminar on Information Technology and Journalism. Lecture and Workshop at the University of Hawaii. Article on "Digital Society and Paradigm Shift" in Sociológica, the social sciences journal of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana/Mexico City.

> 1993/95: Regional correspondent based in Mexico City for several news media among which: La Croix/Paris, Le Monde Diplomatique, Radio France Internationale, Le Nouvel Observateur, Le Journal de Genève, Le Devoir/Montréal, Panorama/Milano, Radio Suisse Romande/Lausanne.

> 1992/93: Nieman fellow, Harvard University

> 1984/92: Correspondent in Mexico for various daily newspapers radio stations and magazines. Articles for the Encyclopédie Hachette, Encyclopédie Larousse and the Encyclopaedia Universalis.

> Co-author of Sandinista,Il Nicaragua oggi (Sandinista, Nicaragua Today) Feltrinelli, 1985.

> 1980/84: correspondent for the daily Le Monde in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, based in Mexico City.

> 1974/76: Journalist for Libération and L'Unité, Paris.

> 1968/74: Travel in Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Venezuela). Various occupations, including the teaching of French. Assignments for Le Monde Diplomatique, Politique Hebdo.

> 1968: Stringer for the Agence France Presse, in Saigon during the Têt offensive, and in Prague during the Soviet intervention.

> 1967/68: Teacher of French in Tokyo, Japan.

> 1991: Huracán Coeur-du-ciel (J.-Cl. Lattés). Novel. A Spanish conquistador encounters the Mayan universe in 1511, before Cortés. Translated into Spanish and Norwegian.

> 1979: Muchachos-journal d'un témoin de l'insurrection Sandiniste (Diary of a witness to the Sandinista insurrection)Paris: Encre, 1980. Translated into Spanish and German.

> 1976: Torre Bela, On a tous le droit d'avoir une vie (Torre Bela, everyone is entitled to a life of his own)--Simoën, Paris, 1976. A farmers' cooperative in Portugal during the carnations' revolution. Translated into Portuguese and Japanese.

•Documentaries for television
> 1992: Documentary: The Mayas for the French television channel Canal Plus.
> 1987: Documentary: Cubans for the British Channel 4

•Academic background.
> Doctor in Political Science/Latin American Studies. Dissertation on the region surrounding the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea: La Méditerrannée des Amériques, plexus du continent. La Sorbonne, Paris, 2000.

> Diplôme de l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Diploma at the Political Studies Institute of Paris), 1964.

> Licence en Droit Public (M.A. in law), 1964.

> Certificat d'Etudes Supérieures de sociologie (post-graduate certificate in sociology), Sorbonne, 1965.

> Certificat d'Etudes Supérieures d'économie politique (post-graduate certificate in political economy), 1965.

Languages: fluent in French, Spanish, English, Portuguese; good in Italian; unpracticed basic Japanese.

•Born 09/27/1942, in Paris, France.