contribute to the mission of the Society of Jesus? The attention to the
poorest, the accompaniment of young people, the concern for the environment,
the openness to paths that lead to God?
Yes, we do. I did not mention ecology, but we have a
specific series on this subject; a weekly programme on human rights, another on
gender issues. So these topics are necessarily present on air every week. But
those themes are also mentioned throughout the programming, in other
We have links with Jesuit organisations, such as the Centro PRO and CIAS (Centro de Investigación
y Acción Social). For example, an indigenous woman from Guatemala was recently
released after eight months of unjustified imprisonment. The university’s
migration department, in conjunction with Jesuit organisations, had campaigned
for her release. Other media had briefly reported on the case; we made it a
what makes you especially proud as Director of Radio IBERO?
am proud that the station allows artists, groups of musicians, people involved
in civil society, victims of human rights violations to be heard. All these
people are grateful to our station, which offers a space for awareness and
openness, a complement to other communication media. In the end, if it is true
that IBERO 90.9 is not a political space, it is a space of reflection that
offers university students a field of freedom with an ethical background, an
environment where they are directly connected with the real actors of society.