Miguel Barroso, former Secretary of State for Communication and director of PRISA, dies | EUROtoday

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The journalist and author, additionally a journalist, has died on the age of 70.

Miguel Barroso, in 2009.
Miguel Barroso, in 2009.ALBERTO CULLAR

There are individuals who don’t undergo life unnoticed. There are individuals who eat life, who style it, take pleasure in it and have fun it, with all their power and all their want. There are clever, cultured, sensible folks. People who train energy in a pure means and from whom you may at all times be taught one thing. There are folks able to seducing younger and outdated, women and men, youngsters, ministers and presidents. People who at all times have an thought at hand to amaze their interlocutors. People who, due to this fact, are beloved and admired by their associates, and, sure, additionally fought for the facility they wield. Miguel Barroso was considered one of that sort of folks. A person so important, so younger in physique and soul, so keen on one of the best pleasures on the earth that it appears not possible that he died of a coronary heart assault. It is troublesome to imagine in his disappearance, as a result of it was additionally troublesome to tell apart the person from that legend that accompanied him in all places. He used to say that if he have been able to doing half of the great and evil that was attributed to him, he can be a superman. An extraordinary man, he added, couldn’t have time to put in and take away presidents, purchase and promote media shops, manipulate journalists till they bend their will, and different actions that crammed the newspaper archives, most of them invented. He aroused admiration and envy.

Miguel Barroso had two nations, the one he was given and the one he beloved as naturally as if he have been from there. Spain and Cuba. People die as they stay, psychologists say. In Miguel’s case, he has been ace. He died not too long ago arrived from Cuba, after spending a number of days in Havana, the place he took refuge to put in writing his novels. He dominated the streets of Havana in addition to these of the middle of Madrid.

Miguel Barroso was many issues, he possessed quite a lot of energy and affect as an excellent political communicator, supervisor and inventive publicist. But he at all times wished to be a author. Writer of his personal novels and novelist of the lives of others. In addition to 2 nations, he had two households. His personal, which is now orphaned, and the opposite, the one on the road, the one made up of all his associates. Friends of childhood, associates of youth and associates of maturity.

There is little doubt that Miguel Barroso loved life, he lived a number of lives, he retired to his barracks when he thought he was not match for the place he was, and he returned to himself as soon as he had recharged his batteries. He was by no means a person of the highlight, he knew that true energy is at all times exercised on the opposite facet of the digicam and the mirror. He started as a journalist and ended up being an knowledgeable within the rooms of energy, within the pathologies of energy, in its excessive and low passions and in its have to seduce residents. He thus arrived subsequent to a younger basic secretary of the PSOE known as José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, and performed an necessary function within the electoral success of somebody who was at all times greater than his boss.

He was his Secretary of State for Communication when he got here to the Government, however above all he was his true good friend. There he met a younger politician, Carme Chacn, with whom she ended up marrying and having a toddler, Michael, who at a really younger age already is aware of the misfortune of orphanhood. Together that they had a life venture and a political venture. Carme Chacn was about to steer the PSOE, however Rubalcaba I beat him on the final second. It was a interval of nice political and emotional depth, which resulted in divorce. Miguel Barroso has died identical to Carme Chacn. His hearts stopped at residence, treacherously and with out warning.

Although he developed his skilled profession in numerous promoting corporations, politics caught on to him and he was by no means capable of shake it off. In latest years, that journalist from The Pass who was later mistreated by the newspaper he presided over Juan Luis Cebrin ended up being a part of the Board of Directors of the Rush Group as a result of the president of the corporate met him and was seduced by him, like nearly everybody. And he additionally had time to advise Pedro Sánchez. Before leaving completely, within the type of a novel written by himself, and leaving his two eldest daughters, his little son, his grandchildren, his spouse and his associates orphaned.