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A country's jurisprudence – understood as the collection of judgments rendered by courts of justice – is the result of its laws and its history. ... In short, the European judges on the panel (including one Spanish judge) found it to be a manifestation of freedom of expression that is guaranteed by the Europeanテδづつ...
The data included demographics, and HIV testing and care history. Spanish was the preferred language across all demographics except for age, citizenship and housing status. Participants with U.S. citizenship were nearly 20 percent more likely to have an English preference. And 57 percent of individualsテδづつ...

Of all the International Women's Day (IWD) demonstrations in an unprecedented 177 countries on March 8, the Spanish state stood out as the site of the largest mobilisation for women's equality. In fact, it was the greatest mobilisation for women's right in history, with almost 6 million peopleテδづつ...
The data included demographics, and HIV testing and care history. Spanish was the preferred language across all demographics except for age, citizenship and housing status. Participants with U.S. citizenship were nearly 20 percent more likely to have an English preference. And 57 percent of individualsテδづつ...
Watch - Spanish team deliver rousing pre-match speech. By Online Editors ... World Rugby have released footage of the inspiring team talk delivered before Spain's 84-10 thumping of Germany. Spanish ... Today we continue to write the history of the Spanish rugby, our history, come on Lions.” Captainテδづつ...
Now, Lovato is upping her game with the release of a Spanish-language version of megahit “Tell Me You Love Me” in honor of International Women's Day. This release comes in ... Back in 2014, Lovato admitted that she took her ancestral history for granted in her early youth. “Growing up in America,テδづつ...

LaLiga will reunite long-time friends and former colleagues all over Spain this weekend, with history suggesting there will be lots to play for at the top and bottom of the table. Valencia CF coach Marcelino Garcia Toral and midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia return to their former club Sevilla FC on Saturdayテδづつ...
The law -- which aims to correct the "historical mistake" of sending Jews into exile in 1492, forcing them to convert to Catholicism or burning them at the ... Before the law was passed Sephardic Jews had to, in most cases, live in Spain for two years before they could obtain Spanish citizenship and had toテδづつ...
There, Joe Vaccarelli reports for The Daily Sentinel, the team found a piece of a 500-year-old pistol that might shed new light on Colorado's Spanish colonial history. The part is called a “dog,” which is a spring-loaded arm used in a Spanish wheellock pistol. Testing revealed the pistol dates back to 1500 toテδづつ...
The pandemic that broke out nearly 30 years later will always be known as the 'Spanish flu', though it didn't start in Spain. ... Remote communities without much historical experience of the disease suffered badly, as did cities that were bypassed by the first wave of the pandemic, because they were notテδづつ...
As part of Spotify's new Amplify hub, Demi Lovato has shared a Spanish-language version of her recent hit single “Tell Me You Love Me,” off her 2017 album ... But the streaming giant's Lovato collaboration — auspiciously released on International Women's Day and during Women's History Month — is theテδづつ...
A poll of 1,500 people for the El Pais daily suggested 82% supported the strike, while 76% thought women in Spain had harder lives than men. Feminist groups only want women to strike to show how important their absence is but Spanish law does not allow for single-gender strikes and men wereテδづつ...
The historical events of the Spanish Armada of 1588, Spain's great naval effort to conquer Protestant England, and the devastating consequences off the Irish coast have been well documented. In the Armada's attempt to return home through North Atlantic they were driven off-course by bad weather andテδづつ...
On this trip, we stumbled upon the Spanish Naval Museum. A smaller and less pretentious museum, it showcases the history of Spain's navy from almost 700 years ago when the Spanish (along with the Dutch, French and British) colonized the world and, ultimately, discovered our part of the planet.
Living in New Spain's easternmost province, Texas Tejanos also heard the call (See below.) Sadly, Texas state officials have maintained a literary stonewall to hide the true origins of Texas. Following is only a sample of some interesting pre-1836 Texas and U.S. history facts long-ignored in classroomテδづつ...
ETA, which attacked Spanish police and armed forces during its lifespan, played an important and violent role in Spain's transition to democracy. In 1973, the separatist groups assassinated ... The Barcelona attack, the deadliest in ETA's history, was widely criticised. Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia,テδづつ...
Basque authorities in northern Spain said the riot police officer died apparently of cardiac arrest in a hospital after police clashed with fans outside San ... "The Russian ultras shouldn't have traveled to Bilbao because of their history," league president Javier Tebas told the sports daily As, using a term forテδづつ...

While some archaeologists already viewed Neanderthals as more sophisticated than their commonplace caricature, the evidence until now has been inconclusive. With the data from the three Spanish cave sites described in the journal Science, Pike and colleagues believe they finally have rock-solid proof.
MADRID — Whether by law or intimidation, Spain has become a country where the risks of free expression have quietly mounted in recent years. ... Court of Human Rights, saying he was being made “a political prisoner,” a notion not easily dismissed in a country whose history includes fascist dictatorship.
As a primer on a little-known period of Spanish history, Franco: Anatomy of a Dictator does an admirable job. But an easy read it isn't. This is old-school history, and Moradiellos is not one to let a good story get in the way of facts and footnotes. The tripartite structure begins to weigh heavily too, tied as it is toテδづつ...
... in the Latin west and the development of Spanish national identity. His most recent monograph, Conquerors, Brides, and Concubines: Interfaith Relations and Social Power in Medieval Iberia, was published in 2015. At the time of his death, he was working on the third edition of A History of Spain (2003).
The outbreak of this influenza virus, also known as Spanish flu, spread with astonishing speed around the world, overwhelming India, and reaching ... Only in neutral Spain could the press speak freely about what was happening, and it was from this media coverage that the disease took its nickname.
WHAT compelled four men from Prestonpans to take up arms in defence of the leftist Second Spanish Republic against the counter-revolutionaries led by General Francisco Franco? 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War, the new play from Wonder Fools, tells the story of George Watters, Bill Dickson, Jimmyテδづつ...
A 400-year-old novel charting imperial adventures in Spain's Golden Age, long believed lost and rumoured to be cursed, has been published for the first time. ... The protagonist spends time among the high society of imperial Peru, visits slave-filled mines in modern day Bolivia and witnesses key historicalテδづつ...
Because Spain was neutral during World War I, the country was not under the same wartime censorship restrictions. Spanish ... Read more on the Spanish Infuenza from the Indiana Historical Bureau War: Plague, and Courage: Spanish Influenza at Fort Benjamin Harrison & Indianapolis. Call IndyStarテδづつ...
During a pandemic that lasted two years from its outbreak in the U.S., between 50 million and 100 million people across the globe died—around three percent of the world's population. Spanish flu killed more people than any pandemic disease before or since, including the sixth-century Plague of Justinian,テδづつ...
As Torshin began building his political profile in the U.S., he also became the focus of a Spanish law enforcement crackdown on a wave of Russian mobsters who came to Spain in the 1990s and 2000s to escape violence at home, launder money in real estate and tourism enterprises, and extend theirテδづつ...
No one believes the so-called “Spanish flu” originated in Spain. The pandemic likely acquired this nickname because of World War I, which was in full swing at the time. The major countries involved in the war were keen to avoid encouraging their enemies, so reports of the extent of the flu were suppressedテδづつ...
Teachers often ignore the Spanish colonization of Florida. That's too bad. Taught correctly, it could instill patriotism in many Americans. But that's not what PBS did when it finally brought this history to “viewers like you.” It presented instead a tendentious, revisionist version intended only to depict America asテδづつ...
The team said it found this small piece about a month ago, and the groups still has some investigating to do. They believe either the Ute tribe traded with early Spanish settlers or an illegal expedition brought the gun to the Western Slope. They'll have CMU determine the actual age in the coming months.
CAIRO – 30 December 2017: Before Saturday's match between AlAhly and Atletico Madrid, scheduled for 8:00 p.m. Cairo Local Time (CLT) at Borg El Arab Stadium, which will allocate the profits of the match to the victims of terrorism, Egypt Today takes a look at the history of Al Ahly's confrontations andテδづつ...
The Spanish government arrested many leaders of the Catalan independence movement in October, following a disputed referendum on secession from Spain. Moreno says the government's actions echo the repression of the Franco era. “To think, in this day and age, that they can arrest you for politicalテδづつ...
People from Italy, Spain, Portugal and Germany, as well as black Spaniards and enslaved Africans all played a role in the city, she said. Also, Spaniards married indigineous people in the region. “Spanish Florida was really a multicultural, multilingual place from the very beginning. … Probably socially itテδづつ...
... to 1765 — limits the discussion of the Spanish to the earliest years and reduces Spanish presence to the “wonder of the conquistadors.” “Limits of Liberty: American History, 1607-1992” says that “apart from leaving a fort at St. Augustine, Florida and a number of missions in the southwest, Spain turned herテδづつ...
A Flu Limerick. “A fly and a flea with the 'flu. Were quarantined so what could they do? Said the fly, “Let us flee.” Said the flea, “Let us fly.” So they flew through a flaw in the flue.” — St. Albans Messenger. The fly and the flea with the 'flu,. Flew through the flue it is true;. But a flaw in the 'flu. With a chill turnedテδづつ...
The jailed politicians and activists have tapped into a long history of ... But Spain's decision to imprison the former politicians, provides themテつ...
Borras explained that the Spanish far-right was previously a ... have a history of in-fighting, Catalan independence has given the far-right aテつ...
SPANISH FORK, Utah – A Spanish Fork man with an extensive arrest history was booked on Saturday for several charges, as well asテつ...
She taught Spanish classics at the University of Barcelona, and he was ... traumatic event in modern Spanish history — that's why both sides inテつ...
The conflict between Catalan separatists and the Spanish state has escalated further and entered yet another phase, this time implicating theテつ...
Recent history in other countries tends to show that leaders ... But in recent days in Catalonia, the pro-Spain movement has been equally vocal.
No Spanish writer has probed the unhealed wounds of the country's history with more subtlety and rigour than Mr Cercas. In the wake of hisテつ...
Throughout this crisis, Mr. Puigdemont has reveled in the history of political ... homogeneous Spain, held together by the glories of Spanishテつ...
History is a battlefield in the contentious independence standoff between Spain and Catalan secessionists, pressed into service by each,テつ...
Albiol said: "History will show that you carried out a coup. ... Spain's deputy prime minister says the Spanish government has an obligation" toテつ...
Real Madrid face the short trip to Fuenlabrada in the 2017 Spanish ... in their short history, and there is every chance Cristiano Ronaldo will beテつ...
Given the political inflexibility of the Spanish government, and the preference of many businesses based in Catalonia to remain part of Spain,テつ...
However, it reminds indigenous people of a brutal history of conquest. ... Ultimately, the era of Spanish colonialism in the Americas began .... from Columbus and Spain, and to focus instead on their own history and culture.
Dan Brown's newest finds Spain and the architecture of Gaudi ... politics and history, Brown makes us feel the pulse of Spanish life and culture.
This crisis is driven not just by a desire for independence by a region with its own language, identity and history of chafing at Spanish dominance that dates backテつ...


 

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