Wanna do business in Pyongyang? Call North Korea’s guy in Spain
How one man became a key contact for anyone looking to cold-call the regime. Alejandro Cao de Benós, a Spanish citizen based in Tarragona, can help you explore mining interests — or tell you that Kim Jong Un is in perfectly good health. Over the years, the socialist enthusiast has built a closed relationship with the Asian regime, coming to be known as the other point of contact with it outside of its UN envoys. Josh Dean finds out what that is like.
From Bloomberg Businessweek