Where the heart is

Michele Andina, swissinfo video journalistby swissinfo video journalist, Michele Andina

Omar Merlo left Ticino at the age of 18 and emigrated to Australia. Now in his thirties he lives in Cambridge where he’s a lecturer in marketing at the Judge Business School. I met Omar on my last day in England and talked to him about the prospects for young people in Ticino today.

The Gatti name adorned many a café-restaurant run by Swiss-Italian migrants in London. Michele Andina is zooming in on the story with his video camera all this week, to try to find out about their legacy.

swissinfo.ch video "where the heart is"

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