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The end of ETA…still?

Gesto por la Paz

It’s nearly two years since the terrorist group announced it was laying down its weapons. But recently there have been signs that real peace is yet to arrive in the Basque Country.

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Statistics and identity

A new poll offers some curious findings about nationalism and regional feeling in Spain.

June 6th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Farewell to ETA’s destroyer of peace

Xabier López Peña, alias Thierry.

Xabier López Peña, one of the Basque separatist group’s most notorious figures of recent years, has died. His legacy was disastrous, but fortunately not lasting.

April 1st, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Has Rajoy turned the corner? Of course he hasn’t

Victory in the Galician elections for his Partido Popular was a boost for the Spanish prime minister, but it wasn’t his doing.

October 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Bittersweet celebration for Basques a year after end of ETA’s violence

The Basque flag used by a matador during a bullfight in San Sebastián.

Gorka Landaburu has witnessed the brutality of the Basque Country’s troubles more closely than most. But his response is a lesson to those seeking a lasting peace in the region.

October 20th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog, Spain News | Read More »

La Liga: Basque derby highlights Bielsa’s lack of ideas

Real Sociedad celebrate after scoring against Athletic Bilbao.

Athletic Bilbao’s troubles continue with a 2-0 defeat to Real Sociedad. Barcelona makes it six wins out of six and Real Madrid prepares for the clásico with a five-goal fiesta.

October 1st, 2012 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

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