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"I always enjoy showing my international friends around when they are in town," says the 32-year old pro, who was once named the Basque Country's "Sporstman of the Year." "During the Hossegor WSL event is when I get most of the calls. It's my favorite time of the year--September through October.
The verdict could test the peace that has settled in the Basque country since negotiations between the federal government and separatist movement Eta began nearly 10 years ago. The defendants' parents admit there was a fight but they question the motives of the prosecutors who have ramped up the ...

Last Saturday I had a game with my friend Igor in a little village called Gatzaga in the Basque Country. Igor is from Arasate (or Mondragon) and we've been buddies for a long time. He lived for a few years in Ireland; was arrested in France; tried to escape from prison; and served eight years inside. My visit to ...
The area in West Palm that flanks Dixie Highway has long been known as Antique Alley for the preponderance of antique and vintage furniture stores. As far as dining goes, it was a vast wasteland, until recently. Several new restaurants have popped up in the past couple of years and the latest, Basque in ...
Etched between France and Spain, and located between the western Pyrenees mountains and the Bay of Biscay, is Basque Country. Between 1911 and 1915, 18,547 Basque men from the Spanish side of the Pyrenees left their homeland, said Lisa Corcostegui. She is a local Basque who teaches her ...

Bar Biscay defies all of Mike Sula's expectations. The Spanish- and French-inspired restaurant “attempts to replicate a chic San Sebastian bar” with funky neon lighting, interesting libations, and “in-your-face flavors.” It starts with “hot and fluffy” fried manchego gougeres before moving onto larger plates, ...
GETARIA, Spain.—“Go on being uncommercial,” great American songwriter Jerome Kern advised a colleague. “There's a lot of money in it.” It's doubtful that the handful of wine producers along the jagged coast of Spain's Basque Country, tucked into the far northeast corner of Spain near the French border, ...

A turning point came in 1997 with the kidnapping and murder of the young politician Miguel Angel Blanco that provoked widespread anger and revulsion across Spain. In the Basque country, it led directly to the rise of the anti-Eta movement known as the “Spirit of Ermua”, named after Miguel's birthplace.
No one really tells you what to do when you first arrive at a sagardotegi, or traditional Basque cider house, especially if you don't speak Basque. You're simply given a glass, led to one of the long wooden tables in a vast room, and immediately served a plate of chorizo, followed by a cod omelet. It's left up to ...
Basque parishioners from St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Rupert started the Basque Festival Dinner in 1958. They started the event as a way to support the Church and the newly established St. Nicholas Catholic School. The event was so popular that it outgrew the parish hall and was eventually moved to ...
The Nugget Sparks is gifting the Basque Sheepherder statue valued at $250,000 to the university. The bronze statue that is outside the casino on Nugget Avenue and Victorian Plaza Circle in Sparks was commissioned by former casino owner John Ascuaga in 1998. It was done by sculptor and painter, ...
Real estate agencies are refusing to rent properties to refugees and migrants in Basque Country, northern Spain, the SOS Racismo association has said in a report. It added that there had been at least about 30 cases of discrimination in Victoria. In Bilbao, a group of Moroccan women has taken part in a ...
RUPERT — St. Nicholas Church and School are having their annual Basque Festival on Saturday, March 17, at the Rupert Elks Lodge, 85 S. 200 W. A Basque dinner will be served family-style from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The meal will include roasted leg of lamb, rice, garbanzo beans with chorizos, green salad ...
It's purpose is to engage in educational, literary and scientific endeavors for the advancement of Basque culture, customs and traditions in the local area. In addition, it set out to host fundraising events to be used for charitable purposes in cultural, educational, recreational and civic spheres, according to the ...
After killing 829 people and injuring hundreds more over the course of 43 years, with most of its remaining members behind bars, a 2011 ceasefire that effectively ended its armed activities, and a new social reality to contend with, ETA admits that it has become increasingly irrelevant as an actor in Basque ...


 

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