Marcos García Rey (Spain), is a reporter with El Confidencial, member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), and university researcher on political violence.

Marcos García Rey has participated in eight investigations with ICIJ, including the Pulitzer Prize awarded ‘Panama Papers’. In 2012, he co-founded the first-ever Master's Degree in Investigative Reporting, Data Journalism and Visualization in Spanish, where he currently serves as a lecturer. He is the author of several non-fiction and poetry books.

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Marcos García Rey

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Asbestos: The Lethal Legacy

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

Asbestos is more lethal than previously known. New figures, recognised by the EU institutions, show that 70,000-90,000 Europeans die of asbestos related cancer each year.

Jesús Ropero died of mesothelioma shortly after this interview. This worker at CAF, a multinational train manufacturer in Spain, removed blue asbestos with his own hands. Photo: B. Jimenez Tejero

The Chlorpyrifos Case

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

BRUSSELS - Residues of Chlorpyrifos, a dangerous insecticide, have been found in fruit baskets and samples of human urine across Europe. This large, cross-border investigation unveils its risks for the public.