Primera Hora reports Ricky Martin returned to demonstrate his sensitivity to children by donating close to $200,000 for the building of a school in Aibonito for special education. The school, Llanos Carretera, will be given to 81 patients of the “Ricky Martin Center” in Aibonito, that will belong to the family of SER. “This is an honor for me. I do not do it for recognition. I do it because it is born in me,” Martin said.
Ricky Martin Outside Mandarin Oriental Hotel
April 9, 2004 – The New York Post reports Ricky Martin was eyed chatting on his cellphone on the steps of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at Time Warner Center, where the singer owns a $10 million pad.
Sertab Erener Sets Sights On Europe
March 11, 2004 – Sertab Erener, one of the most popular and acclaimed female vocalists in Turkey has set her sights upon Europe, introducing her first English language album ‘No Boundaries’. “It was the first experience that I sang an English song, with Ricky Martin,” she told Reuters, referring to their ‘Private Emotion’ duet. “It was great, but I couldn’t sing first in one hour. They told me a Celine Dion story. That was the vocal coach. He told me that Celine first time she couldn’t sing, it was like you. And don’t worry, you can sing.”