The Kings Don Felipe and Doña Letizia present today the ABC International Journalism Awards. In the 99th edition of these awards, Mariano de Cavia fell to the writer and columnist of ABC Gabriel Albiac, for the article «Las Ramblas in the distance», published in this newspaper on August 17, 2018; Luca de Tena was granted to the Dominican businessman of Spanish origin José Luis Corripio, and the Mingote to José María Nieto, by the vignette "Let the children of the Civil Guard raise their hands", published in ABC on April 25, 2018.
The jury of the Awards, chaired by Íñigo Méndez de Vigo and in which they appeared Victoria Prego, Enriqueta Vila Vilar, Javier Barcáiztegui and Ramón Pérez-Maura, highlighted in the minutes the "literary quality" of the article by Albiac, with which he managed to "keep alive the memory of the jihadist attack perpetrated in Barcelona" in the summer of 2017, the "work of a lifetime" of Corripio "in the creation of the reference communication group in the Dominican Republic »and the« evocation »that Nieto makes in the award-winning vignette« of the struggle for freedom of all those who make the meritorious body ».
To the awards ceremony, which is celebrated, as is the tradition every year, in the Library of the ABC House, attends a large representation of the cultural, political, business and journalistic world of Spanish society. Tomorrow, our readers will have fulfilled information of the act in these pages and on Thursday, a wide photographic display with the reproduction of all the speeches.