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

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

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

Spain, its history and its future

2021-09-19T23:54:34+00:00

From heroism to permanent denigration Both Spaniards and Hispanic Americans tend to condemn themselves when they analyse their present reality and their past. It seems that they have done everything wrong as

Spain, its history and its future 2021-09-19T23:54:34+00:00

This is how Spain promoted mixed marriages with indigenous people 500 years before it was legal in the United States

2021-09-20T00:00:48+00:00

In 1503, Queen Isabel called on Governor Nicolás Ovando, a fundamental man in the first years of European presence in America, to promote mixed marriages, "which are legitimate and recommended because the Indians are

This is how Spain promoted mixed marriages with indigenous people 500 years before it was legal in the United States 2021-09-20T00:00:48+00:00

The false black legend of Junípero Serra: the Spanish ‘civiliser’ of Indians accused of genocide

2021-09-20T00:01:58+00:00

The Franciscan monk founded nine missions across the Atlantic and fought to advance native society. However, a statue erected in his honour was recently beheaded in California. Heroes are not only those who,

The false black legend of Junípero Serra: the Spanish ‘civiliser’ of Indians accused of genocide 2021-09-20T00:01:58+00:00

The betrayal of the Anglophiles

2021-09-20T14:51:47+00:00

Venezuela had ended the year 1813 in the midst of plunder, ruin, and desolation. Trade and commerce had languished to extinction. Money was scarce, as exports had also suffered. What circulated was low grade

The betrayal of the Anglophiles 2021-09-20T14:51:47+00:00

The removal of Columbus statues and Anglo-Saxon hypocrisy

2021-09-21T21:19:58+00:00

Do-goodism removes the statues of Columbus Map referring to 1776 (Declaration of Independence). Mississippi River, boundary of the territory of Spain (The statues of Columbus) At the initiative of mayors and politically

The removal of Columbus statues and Anglo-Saxon hypocrisy 2021-09-21T21:19:58+00:00

American allies

2021-09-19T23:34:48+00:00

There were numerous American allies who supported the Spaniards in the New World. Without them, "the conquest" would not have occurred, given its small number (and not just at first), so most likely the

American allies 2021-09-19T23:34:48+00:00

The Holy California Expedition

2021-09-19T23:33:46+00:00

The Franciscan friar Fray Junípero Serra participated in the colonisation of this state together with Gaspar de Portolá. Last third of the 18th century. Spain, however implausible it may seem today, barely ten

The Holy California Expedition 2021-09-19T23:33:46+00:00
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