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Political Rage Over Statues? Old News in the Old World

Political Rage Over Statues? Old News in the Old World

Workers unloaded the head of a sculpture of Lenin for an exhibition of monuments in Berlin in 2015. The statue stood in East Berlin until the authorities removed it after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Barcelona Journal: Catalonia’s New Conflict Echoes in the Halls of an Old Prison

Barcelona Journal: Catalonia’s New Conflict Echoes in the Halls of an Old Prison

The Modelo, a historic prison in Barcelona, was closed by the Catalan authorities in June.
Opinion: Who’s a Spaniard These Days?

Opinion: Who’s a Spaniard These Days?

Carles Puigdemont, the pro-independence Catalan regional president, speaking to the press in October.
Op-Ed Contributor: A Lesson on Immigration From Pablo Neruda

Op-Ed Contributor: A Lesson on Immigration From Pablo Neruda

The poet Pablo Neruda in 1952. He persuaded Chile’s president to offer asylum to some of the mistreated Spanish patriots rotting in French internment camps.
Seville Journal: In Seville, Burial of Civil War Commander Reopens Decades-Old Wounds

Seville Journal: In Seville, Burial of Civil War Commander Reopens Decades-Old Wounds

Altar boys and members of the Brothers of the Macarena during a religious ceremony at the Basilica of La Macarena in the old town of Seville, Spain.
Plan to Exhume Franco Renews Spain’s Wrestle With History

Plan to Exhume Franco Renews Spain’s Wrestle With History

The tomb of the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco at the Valle de los Caídos, or Valley of the Fallen, a giant mausoleum carved into a hillside outside Madrid.
Plan to Exhume Franco Renews Spain’s Wrestle With History

Plan to Exhume Franco Renews Spain’s Wrestle With History

The tomb of the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco at the Valle de los Caídos, or Valley of the Fallen, a giant mausoleum carved into a hillside outside Madrid.
Spain’s Popular Party Elects Pablo Casado, a Hard Liner, to Replace Rajoy

Spain’s Popular Party Elects Pablo Casado, a Hard Liner, to Replace Rajoy

Pablo Casado, second from left, celebrating in Madrid on Saturday with his wife, former Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, right.
Spain’s Popular Party Elects Pablo Casado, a Hard Liner, to Replace Rajoy

Spain’s Popular Party Elects Pablo Casado, a Hard Liner, to Replace Rajoy

Pablo Casado, second from left, celebrating in Madrid on Saturday with his wife, former Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, right.
Spain to Exhume Franco From Monument He Had Built

Spain to Exhume Franco From Monument He Had Built

The Valley of the Fallen, near Madrid, was built by the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco to honor those who “fell for God and Spain” in the civil war. Franco himself is buried there.
Spain to Exhume Franco From Monument He Had Built

Spain to Exhume Franco From Monument He Had Built

The Valley of the Fallen, near Madrid, was built by the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco to honor those who “fell for God and Spain” in the civil war. Franco himself is buried there.
In Spain’s ‘Stolen-Babies’ Scandal, Doctor Escapes Punishment

In Spain’s ‘Stolen-Babies’ Scandal, Doctor Escapes Punishment

Inés Madrigal, who was taken from her parents nearly 50 years ago, spoke to reporters outside a Madrid court on Monday after the verdict for the trial of the “stolen babies” scandal.
The Saturday Profile: This Old Basque Soldier Expected to Die 80 Years Ago

The Saturday Profile: This Old Basque Soldier Expected to Die 80 Years Ago

José Moreno at home in Portugalete, Spain, this month. Condemned to death during the Spanish Civil War, he turned 100 in November.
The Saturday Profile: This Old Basque Soldier Expected to Die 80 Years Ago

The Saturday Profile: This Old Basque Soldier Expected to Die 80 Years Ago

José Moreno at home in Portugalete, Spain, this month. Condemned to death during the Spanish Civil War, he turned 100 in November.
The Prado Museum, Spain’s Cultural Jewel, Turns 200

The Prado Museum, Spain’s Cultural Jewel, Turns 200

The Prado’s building was commissioned in the 1780s as a museum for natural sciences, but it opened to the public in 1819 as a gallery to showcase the royal art collection.
Madrid Dispatch: A Bar for Spain’s Radical Right, Run by a Chinese Immigrant

Madrid Dispatch: A Bar for Spain’s Radical Right, Run by a Chinese Immigrant

Customers at Bar Oliva in Madrid, where the spirit of the Franco dictatorship lives on.
Madrid Dispatch: A Bar for Spain’s Radical Right, Run by a Chinese Immigrant

Madrid Dispatch: A Bar for Spain’s Radical Right, Run by a Chinese Immigrant

Customers at Bar Oliva in Madrid, where the spirit of the Franco dictatorship lives on.