Leftist repression of the blue shirts


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,

Leftist repression of the blue shirts2022-06-12T21:03:19+00:00

Ukraine is not Guernica


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

Ukraine is not Guernica2022-06-12T21:03:52+00:00

British interest in the islands of the Gulf of Guinea led the British to claim them as Spanish territory


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

British interest in the islands of the Gulf of Guinea led the British to claim them as Spanish territory2022-06-11T23:25:10+00:00

One hundred years of communism in Spain


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.

One hundred years of communism in Spain2021-12-07T08:26:35+00:00

Álvaro de Bazán y Guzmán


Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz was a Spanish admiral. He was never defeated, a remarkable achievement in a fifty-year long career.

Álvaro de Bazán y Guzmán2021-11-07T11:47:53+00:00

The historical cowardice of ERC


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.

The historical cowardice of ERC2022-06-12T21:03:40+00:00

200 years of slavery


Homer Davila explains how, after independence, the new Hispanic American republics gave away freedom to fall into a modern slavery.

200 years of slavery2021-09-20T22:28:43+00:00

Spanish Guinea


Spain obtained what we know today as Equatorial or Spanish Guinea in 1777 through the Treaty of San Ildefonso (1777) and the Treaty of El Pardo (1778) with Portugal. BSpanish Guinea formed part

Spanish Guinea2022-06-11T23:29:12+00:00

The Las Casas affair (III): Historical Influence of the Black Legend


The deliberate calumnies of Las Casas are the true origin of the Black Legend, beyond the occasional and quite expected disqualifications of Protestants and countries rival to Spain, especially France and England, or annoyed with

The Las Casas affair (III): Historical Influence of the Black Legend2021-09-20T22:29:26+00:00
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