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The New Statesman
Pedro Almodóvar: "I do wake up and feel that the world is coming to an end"his films. His early efforts to make cinema were frustrated by the closure of t
Pedro Almodóvar: "I do wake up and feel that the world is coming to an end"
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
his films. His early efforts to make cinema were frustrated by the closure of the Spanish national film school in Madrid by Francisco Franco, but the constitutional monarchy that followed the fascist dictator’s death allowed him to start producing... Read more
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J Weekly
Why Spain is standing up to BDS — for nowfrom abroad as well as tourists. Though Spain has modernized greatly since the
Why Spain is standing up to BDS — for now
J Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
from abroad as well as tourists. Though Spain has modernized greatly since the fall in 1975 of the dictatorial regime of Francisco Franco, “it is still a decade or two arrears in many areas” compared to other Western European countries, Palmor... Read more
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Reuters
Argentine judge starts inquiry into death of Spain's Garcia LorcaSpanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, who is believed to have been
Argentine judge starts inquiry into death of Spain's Garcia Lorca
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, who is believed to have been executed in 1936 by forces loyal to General Francisco Franco. Garcia Lorca's fate remains a mystery after the site near the Spanish city of Granada where he was... Read more
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Reuters
Argentine judge starts inquiry into death of Spain's Garcia LorcaSpanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, who is believed to have been
Argentine judge starts inquiry into death of Spain's Garcia Lorca
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, who is believed to have been executed in 1936 by forces loyal to General Francisco Franco. Garcia Lorca's fate remains a mystery after the site near the Spanish city of Granada where he was... Read more
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Japan Today
Queen Elizabeth: Longer may she reign ‹ Japan Todaya nearer precedent than Akihito. Juan Carlos I of Spain, who became king days a
Queen Elizabeth: Longer may she reign ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
a nearer precedent than Akihito. Juan Carlos I of Spain, who became king days after the death of the dictator Generalissimo Francisco Franco in 1975, played a large role in his country’s transition from authoritarian to democratic rule. In 2014,... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Why Spain is standing up to BDS — for nowspeech and the right to boycott.” Though Spain has modernized greatly since th
Why Spain is standing up to BDS — for now
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
speech and the right to boycott.” Though Spain has modernized greatly since the fall in 1975 of the dictatorial regime of Francisco Franco, “it is still a decade or two arrears in many areas” compared to other Western European countries, Palmor... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Fascism masquerading as a democracyat all- is easily connected historically to Italy's former fascist leader Benit
Fascism masquerading as a democracy
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
at all- is easily connected historically to Italy's former fascist leader Benito Mussolini, to a lesser extent Spain's Francisco Franco and of course Germany's Adolph Hitler. Though each country had its own unique features they were all right... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Nazis at the Olympic Village GateBarcelona in July, 1974 two years after the Munich Massacre. He was a member an
Nazis at the Olympic Village Gate
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
Barcelona in July, 1974 two years after the Munich Massacre. He was a member and loyal friend of Spain’s fascist dictator, Francisco Franco. At the time of the photo, Samaranch was a vice-president of the IOC. Six years later, the IOC elected him... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The resurrection of Federico García LorcaJUST OVER 80 years ago, Francisco Franco triggered a military uprising against
The resurrection of Federico García Lorca
Namibia Economist / Posted 25 days ago
JUST OVER 80 years ago, Francisco Franco triggered a military uprising against his country’s government. Granada, one of Spain’s most historic cities, fell quickly to Franco’s rebel Nationalists. Exactly a month after the outbreak of civil war, an... Read more

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