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The Basque origins of two pioneers in engineering in Colombia

Guillermina (Izd.) y Rebeca (Dch.)Uribe Bone. Respectivamente primera ingeniera civil y primera ingeniera química de Colombia
An article in "El Tiempo de Colombia" about two important engineers there, relatives of a Basque immigrant

Víctor Zuluaga Gómez on the Nobility of the Basques: Better to...

Cartago Colombia
On our daily search for articles related to anything and everything Basque, we recently came across a Colombian publication, EJE 21, which has an opinion...

The Basque Center of Antioquia, Colombia Shares the Documentary “Basque Legacy...

Documental Legado Vasco en Antioquia
John Alejandro Ricaurte is a doctor in International Studies who is a historian at the University of Antioquia.  He obtained his degree in History...

The people of Antioquia, Colombia are not “as Basque” as they...

Vista del Departamento  de Antioquia
We've had the pleasure of discussing the Colombian department of Antioquia an its very active Centro Vasco on numerous occasions.  Today, we get to again because...

Fifteen Years of the Center for Basque Studies of Antioquia

Exposición 15 años de CEVA en Antioquia
This December, the Basques in Antioquia are celebrating a very important event: the 15th anniversary of the Center for Basque Studies, which has been...

Colombia: the serrano ham factory founded by a Basque

Doña Carmen Burbano de Torrontegui, (centro), acompañada por parte de su equipo de colaboradores en la única fábrica de jamón serrano que funciona en Colombia. (Foto archivo particular)
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Carlos Osorio Pineda, in an article on the Colombia-Inn website, which is dedicated to the distribution of content...

Pedro Baigorri, the Basque rebel who cooked for Franco, was chef...

Pedro Baigorri, en una foto de sus últimos años de vida
This article was translated by John R. Bopp Today, we’re talking about a research article published by journalist and filmmaker Unai Aranzadi about a Basque who...

A genetic mutation carried by Basques in Colombia is the cause...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp This isn't the first time we've mentioned this genetic mutation that has sentenced many of its carriers to...

Basque-descendants become key in the fight against Alzheimer’s

This article was translated by John R. Bopp This is truly an incredible story, and very, very hard.  At the beginning of the 17th century, a...