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Hemingway and the Basques he chased Nazi subs with in Cuba...

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BBC Mundo tells the war story of Ernest Hemingway and a group of Basques fighting Nazis and fascists in Cuba during the Second World War

The Havana street that still (in practice) bears the name of...

Zulueta se desarrolló y pobló con los años, se le llamó así en 1874. Foto: gprunamilanes/Pinterest.
One of the main streets in Havana, Agramonte, is still known by its original name, Zulueta, a Basque slave trader who moved to Cuba

The Deep Basque Imprint in Cienfuegos, Cuba

El central San Agustín en 1913. Propiedad de Nicolás Castaño Capetillo
This article was translated by John R. Bopp The presence and influence of the Basques in Cuba, as in the rest of Latin America, has not...

A new Cuban bar will soon be opening in New Orleans,...

Un bar cubano en New Orleans preparará martinis al "estilo vasco"
We were shocked.  Is there a “Basque style” of preparing cocktails?  We had no idea, and discovering these kinds of stories is one of...

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...

The Francoist ambassador of Basque origin who faced up to Fidel...

El embajador franquista Lojendio interrumpe una entrevista en directo en televisión al primer ministro cubano, Fidel Castro,
This article was translated by John R. Bopp This time, we’re bringing you a curious story of “Basques in the World”, one almost as incredible as...

A book on the Basque presence in Cuba

El Templete de La Habana que se basa en el de la Casa de Juntas de Gernika
This article was translated by John R. Bopp This isn’t the first time we’ve spoken about books on the presence, and influence, of Basques in Cuba....

From Cuba: “I don´t just imagine my Basque land, I feel...

Escudo de la Asociacion Vasco-Navarra de Beneficencia de Cuba
This article was tranlated by Iustrans Throughout the history of our website we have been researching the presence of Basques in Cuba, as well as...

The Havana Jai Alai, the Tree of Guernica, and Cuban Independence...

Calle Belascoain de La Habana. Del documental "Belascoain" primera entrega de la serie Siete Calles de la Habana de Angel Gonzalez Katarain
This article was translated by John R. Bopp There are times we find a loose thread in an article, and when we pull on it a...

The Havana Wedding of a Friend of Hemingway’s, Officiated by the...

They say an amazing story is just the antechamber to an even more amazing story.  The other day, we posted one of those entries...