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Agreement between the port authorities in Bilbao and Uruguay: strengthening history

Firma entre la autoridad portuaria de Bilbao y de Urugay
Agreement between the port authorities in Bilbao and Uruguay: strengthening the historical influence of the Basque port in Latin America

Why is there a “Villa de Bilbao” in Mexico?

Una calle del Ejido Villa de Bilbao (México)
The reason why there is a "Villa de Bilbao" in Mexico and the story of its founder from Galdames

A story about Basque dairy men in Argentina: La Vascongada

Imagen de un anuncio de Vascolet uno de los productos estrella de «La Vascongada»
The story of La Vascongada, a dairy company founded by Basques in Argentina at the beginning of the 20th century, which is part of the cultural landscape of Argentina

Discovering Carlist General Zumalakarregi as a Basque pro-independence federalist republican

Tomás de Zumalakarregi
Discovering Carlist General Zumalakarregi as a Basque pro-independence federalist republican. A hidden story

How did a piece of the Basque Country end up in...

Grupo de Dantza en Boise
Journalist Rachel Roberts has recently published an article in the Idaho Statesman (which we've often cited on the blog) sharing the keys both to the important presence...

Basque sheepherders’ arborglyphs in the Far West are a heritage that...

Arboglifo. Talla de un ciervo en el tronco de un álamo temblón en el este de las Montañas Cascade, Bosque Nacional Lassen. Foto de T. Rickman, Servicio Forestal Nacional de EE. UU
The National Archives is supporting three universities to collect and preserve the tree engravings of Basque sheepherders in the Far West

March 31—Commemoration of the bombing of Durango: truth, justice, and reparations...

Bombardeo de Durango 31 de marzo de 1937. Imagen tomada por los bombarderos italianos responsables del mismo
Commemoration of the anniversary of the bombing of Durango: yet another massacre carried out by Franco's rebels and allies in the Basque Country

Basque whalers in Iceland on the website of the US Library...

Mapa de Islandia Abraham Ortelius 1587 Ruderman Antique Maps Inc
The blog of the Library of Congress has dedicated an entry to the 32 Basque whalers who were killed in Iceland in 1615

March 7, 1875, birth of Maurice Ravel, a Basque hidden from...

Maurice Ravel frente a su casa natal en Ziburu
March 7, 1875, birth of Maurice Ravel, a Basque hidden from the view of all…even the Basques themselves. We want everyone to remember him

Lest We Forget: March 5, 1937, the Battle of Cape Matxitxako

Izada de la Ikurriña en el Bou Gipuzkoa, unidad de la Armada Auxiliar de Euzkadi.Febrero 37
On March 5, 1937, a handful of Basque sailors wrote a glorious page in the history of our nation just off Cape Matxitxako