On 19 July the Battle of Bailén took place, in which the Spanish army of Teodoro Reding and Castaños defeated the invading French army One of the most famous depictions of the events that
After the battle of Trafalgar, Great Britain thought that Spain was at its feet. The citizens of Buenos Aires proved them wrong, not once but twice in as many years. Once upon a
In retaliation and in revenge for its defeat, it carried out a widespread massacre of civilians on the night of 13-14 June. On 13 June 1938, the National Army (EN) advanced towards
This Thursday, 2 June, marks the 124th anniversary of the siege of Baler, in which 56 men bravely defended the last Spanish stronghold in the Asian country. The officer who has an absolute
During the period of Spanish rule, the Sahara was just a large sandy desert with a few military bases and a few ports to support fishing vessels. Historical circumstances have changed so
Ceuta was a place of permanent conflict and insecurity. The city's defensive needs forced the Spaniards to seize and fortify the high ground near the wall. Ceuta was conquered by John I
The terrorist attacks by socialists, communists and anarchists against the Falangists followed a methodical approach throughout Spain aimed at exterminating the blue shirts. The Spanish left, following Gramsci's models of cultural mutation,
The forces that occupied the village did not kill a single civilian. After learning of the effects of the bombing, Franco forbade Italian and German aircraft from carrying out similar actions. On
The Holodomor, however much it was concealed or denied for years, has become the greatest rift separating two peoples, who by history, language and culture should be described as brothers. The fusion
In 1940 Hungary joined the Axis and then participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia and Hitler's attack on the Soviet Union. This war cost Hungary 300,000 soldiers and 80,000 civilian deaths Subsequently,
Ukraine belongs to what one historian has coined "the lands of blood". Today we can sadly paraphrase that famous expression: "Poor Ukraine, so far from God and so close to Russia" Subtítulo 02
The English word for the country derives from the Russian "U Kraina": the border. This territory has always been a frontier, hence the ups and downs of its history Iwrite these lines
British interest in the islands of the Gulf of Guinea led the British to claim them as Spanish territoryAntonio M. Carrasco2022-06-11T23:25:10+00:00
In 1839, the British chargé d'affaires in Madrid proposed the purchase of the island to the Spanish government. He cited the lack of attention and the usefulness of the British navy in suppressing the
The introduction of opium into China grew exponentially and rapidly reduced the trade deficit. Predictably, what the British saw as an economic solution for the Chinese became a serious social crisis. The
A visit to the communist hell in the Caribbean that everybody knows and nobody acknowledges.
We all now about the independent Catalan republic (that of 2017) lasting less than a minute. But did you know that another attempt in 1931 was also thwarted after just 10 hours?
The Disenso Foundation commemorates the birth of Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, one of the leading politicians and reformers in modern Spanish history.
The indignation of the intellectual minority, the oppression of the indigenous clergy and the hostilities against the enormous power and influence of the Spanish religious orders and the Mutiny of Cavite were the breeding
Long before Vietnam was made famous by Hollywood and the US campaign, Spain took on a successful mission to protect Catholicism.
The British did it in the 1800s and they are at it again, trying to break up the Hispanic American nations to protect their commercial interests.
Truths and lies about the capture of Granada by the Catholic Monarchs, the event that Podemos calls racistCesar Cervera2022-01-04T00:39:55+00:00
Cesar Cervera takes us on a quick tale of the events that led to the take of Granada by the Cactholic Monarchs in 1492.
A view on the controversial episode of the capture of the Revenge, that the British have always wanted to be the final act of one of the most important ships in British naval history, and not the reckless act it was.
The terrible testimony of the girls kidnapped and raped by the FARC: “They would shoot you for crying”Vanesa Vallecillo2021-12-12T17:34:41+00:00
The FARC is a terrorist group operating in Colombia, with a Marxist ideology and financed by drug trafficking. For years they have killed and kidnapped hundreds of thousands of people.
A brief summary of the biggest genocides.
Marcelo Gullo: “The conquest of America is amazing and unique. Only Rome is comparable to the Spanish Empire”Luis H. Goldáraz2022-04-06T20:05:04+00:00
In Madre Patria, Marcelo Gullo tries to disprove the historical falsehoods that feed movements such as indigenism and independence. Marcelo Gullo has a doctorate in Political Science from the Universidad del Salvador,
The order was allegedly given by Alexander Orlov, head of the NKVD, the Russian espionage, who was also involved in the kidnapping and assassination of Andreu Nin, leader of the POUM, on Stalin's orders.
Spain was one of the great powers at the forefront of technological advances, and Guipúzcoa was one of the spearheads responsible for that development.
The 250th reserve battalion, nicknamed 'Aunt Bernarda', was one of the best units of the Blue Division and avenged, wielding knives and bayonets, the Spaniards killed by the Russians.
Rafael Sánchez Saus / Professor of Medieval History (University of Cadiz) / Director of the Chair of Alfonso X the Wise Statue of Alfonso X of Castile at the National Library.
After 337 days of siege in the siege of Baler, the resistance came to an end, the Spanish flag was lowered and the soldiers abandoned the redoubt. 33 were the men who returned to
The first offensive against democracy in inter-war Europe came from communism. The First World War had not yet ended, and it was not even known which side would win, the Entente or the Central Empires, when the Bolshevik coup d'état of November 1917 overthrew the fledgling Russian democracy.
At the beginning of the 20th century, an investigation was opened against Luis Ramos-Izquierdo for the embezzlement of funds from the Spanish colony. The Spanish possessions of Guinea were semi-abandoned from their acquisition
This was the heroic deed of the “Glorioso”, the Spanish ship that humiliated a dozen British ships in 1747Ángel Luis de Santos2021-12-13T16:45:37+00:00
The 70-gun ship was carrying treasure to Spain that would be worth 4,000 million euros today and managed to land at Corcubión. In the end, after five attacks, she had to surrender.
All the violence was justified by the whites' desire to bring civilisation to the interior of the United States. The black legend of Spain is just that, a legend. The Anglo-Saxon peoples have created
We saw in 2017 that the nobody will write songs or poems about the bravery of the Catalan leaders, but this seems to be a trait since the beginning of the 20th century.
Today we commemorate the 450th anniversary of the decisive battle that prevented Islam from controlling the Mediterranean.
He was like many veterans of Cuba and the Philippines: forgotten by all and left to his own devices. He retired as a brigadier general When we think of the heroes of
Another tale of raids in the coast of England, this time perpetrated by brave Castilian soldiers whose only reason not to raze London was that they "had already proved enough".
Bartolomé de Medina, the metallurgist Today I am not going to talk about conquistadores or sailors, about men and women who made history. I will dedicate these lines to neither battles nor transcendental events,
The Bicentenary of the independence of the five Central American provinces has arrived and it was an event of jubilation in all five countries, even more so for those who live by maintaining the status
Life is full of sweet and intense moments that mark our destiny. People that we know and that trace a path that we will never erase from our memory. Life is full of good
September 11 is considered Catalonia's national day by separatists. For this reason, the Disenso Foundation publishes a new ephemeris to dismantle the falsehoods surrounding its main myth. Catalan nationalism is characterised by
Although it has been demonstrated over several centuries that the so-called Spanish Black Legend was a propaganda machine created, financed and maintained by the friends of commerce and enemies of Spain, it is still very
Spanish heritage in the U.S. The Spanish heritage in the U.S. is unquestionable, regardless of whoever it may concern. Two thirds of the United States were Spanish, even longer Spanish than American. Discoveries, foundations
Archaeological findings in recent years show that the conquistadors' accounts of the anthropophagy of the civilisation that dominated central Mexico from the 14th to the 16th century were not mere war propaganda.
Most of your country's population is not indigenous, but mestizo or directly descended from Europeans. Reconciling with that identity is a necessity if we are to move forward into the future without complexes or
Dear Mr Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the Republic of Mexico. On 13 August, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the liberation - for you the fall - of Tenochtitlán, you quoted