Generous billionaire

DURING 2019, Amancio Ortega, founder of Inditex which owns Zara and many other Spanish clothing brands donated, through his foundation, €95 million which was shared by social and education organisations. Much of this was used to supply oncology equipment in Spain.

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John Smith

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development. Share your story with us by emailing, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page