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
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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
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
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