200 years of slavery

2021-09-20T22:28:43+00:00

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

200 years of slavery 2021-09-20T22:28:43+00:00

Letter to the President of Peru: Hands Off History

2021-09-20T22:28:49+00:00

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

Letter to the President of Peru: Hands Off History 2021-09-20T22:28:49+00:00

The Las Casas affair (V): The Conquest in history

2021-09-20T22:29:06+00:00

Since their appearance on Earth, human groups have travelled to expand over most of the emerged planet, whether by a semi-conscious impulse to explore, to search for resources to live on, driven by climatic

The Las Casas affair (V): The Conquest in history 2021-09-20T22:29:06+00:00

Who took the gold from America?

2021-09-19T23:42:45+00:00

The most approximate calculations give the chilling figure of about one billion euros for the value of the gold and silver reserves held in the royal estates of Spain in America, which England seized thanks

Who took the gold from America? 2021-09-19T23:42:45+00:00

Spanish Guinea

2021-09-19T23:42:54+00:00

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 Guinea 2021-09-19T23:42:54+00:00

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

2021-09-20T22:29:26+00:00

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 Legend 2021-09-20T22:29:26+00:00

The Las Casas affair (II)

2021-09-20T22:29:32+00:00

The fabulous virtues of the Indians added to the horror of the Hispanic atrocities: "And to these meek sheep and of the qualities mentioned by their Maker and Creator thus endowed, the Spaniards came

The Las Casas affair (II) 2021-09-20T22:29:32+00:00

The Las Casas affair (I)

2021-09-20T22:29:38+00:00

The question of the treatment of the natives was of far greater concern in Spain than it had been, or would later be, in any other empire, the treatment of subject peoples, the right

The Las Casas affair (I) 2021-09-20T22:29:38+00:00

Vladimir Cerrón, the ‘Stalin’ of Peruvian communism, creates a government of pro-terrorists and former Marxist guerrillas

2021-09-19T01:13:57+00:00

Former congressman César Combina denounces Pedro Castillo's party, Perú Libre, as "a criminal organisation". The real leader of Perú Libre, Vladimir Cerrón Rojas, an avowed Marxist-Leninist, is behind the appointment of new

Vladimir Cerrón, the ‘Stalin’ of Peruvian communism, creates a government of pro-terrorists and former Marxist guerrillas 2021-09-19T01:13:57+00:00

The battle of Bailén

2021-09-19T23:44:24+00:00

On the day of 19 July 1808, one of the most important open field clashes in Spanish history took place: the Battle of Bailén. Taking advantage of the 213th anniversary of the start of

The battle of Bailén 2021-09-19T23:44:24+00:00

90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stop

2021-09-19T23:49:03+00:00

On 11 May 1931, a torrent of anti-clerical violence broke out in the capital, leading to the burning of convents. The government, on the ropes, was forced to bring the army into the streets

90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stop 2021-09-19T23:49:03+00:00

And they wanted to conquer it in 4 hours… the humiliating English defeat of the Spanish Empire at Las Palmas

2021-09-19T23:50:09+00:00

In 1595, the English corsair swooped on the city with the aim of plundering the Spaniards; he was scalded. The other day I was, how naive me, browsing through a well-known series platform

And they wanted to conquer it in 4 hours… the humiliating English defeat of the Spanish Empire at Las Palmas 2021-09-19T23:50:09+00:00

New attack on US Hispanic heritage

2021-09-19T23:50:20+00:00

In recent days there has been a new attack on the Hispanic heritage of the United States, this time in San Diego (California). Councilman Joe LaCava has introduced a proposal to remove the symbols

New attack on US Hispanic heritage 2021-09-19T23:50:20+00:00

The investigation into the explosion of the «Maine» in Cuba: “The Spanish had nothing to do with it”

2021-09-19T23:52:24+00:00

Spanish newspaper ABC recounter a diplomatic effort "in extremis" to stop the war between the United States and Spain The United States battleship 'Maine', destroyed in the bay of Havana in February 1898,

The investigation into the explosion of the «Maine» in Cuba: “The Spanish had nothing to do with it” 2021-09-19T23:52:24+00:00
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