This year, once more, thousands of people met in Bilbao to demand that Basque prisoners be brought to the Basque Country. At present, five years after ETA ended its armed struggle, there are 349 Basques in Spanish and French prisons. There are also hundreds of refugees and deportees who cannot return home. How can the knot be untied? We spoke with several people with close links to prison. They do not want to see the subject rot on the branch.
This autumn contract for the first phase of the Zubieta incinerator will be granted by the Gipuzkoa Residues Consortium. And this autumn several town councils will have access to the study drawn up by the Consortium. The project's costs, more than one thousand million Euros, and the demanding conditions set in terms of paying them, will turn the sustainable residue management which those councils have been using until present on its head. Are people prepared to leave a debt like that to... [+]
Spain is going well, the PP said during one of its famous campaigns under Aznar. PNV tells citizens time and again that Euskadi is going well, and the message has stuck in the head of 37% of voters. The idea which is the firm basis for PNV votes has caught many other voters with the "we're going well" idea over the last four years, from all the way from the PP to EH Bildu.
Ez beldurtu, kurtso berriarekin ez dugu astekaria bi hizkuntzatan irakurtzen hasi beharko. Hilabete batzuk badira lehen artikulu, albiste eta erreportaje bakanak ingelesera itzultzen hasi zirela. Markak hautsi zituen Korrikari buruzko erreportajeak, auzolanean 40 hizkuntzatara itzulita. Helburua garbia da, nazioarteari Euskal Herritik kontatzea gurean gertatzen direnak. Ezaguna baitzaigu hemengoari buruz kanpotik idaztea, informazio osorik gabe eta askotan interesak tarteko.
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"Don't dream about life, live your dreams!” says the mural next to the Markina-Xemein pilota court. Jai alai player Izaro Arbe took part in the mural and she has certainly adopted the slogan: she was the only woman left-back in a men's world for many years, and had to win her own place on the pilota court.
During the 17th century, an adolescent runs away from the Dominican convent in Donostia because it feels like a prison. Going to America, the adolescent fights for the king of Spain and oppresses the local people; spends decades shaking a sword around in the New World. No, it is not a man: it is a woman. But she is no longer Katalina Erauso: dressed as a man, she is Frantzisko Loiola, an adventurer from Donostia. A polemical, multifaceted personality, better known abroad than at home; but now... [+]
Who are the Basques? Where did they come from? Vagabrothers go on a journey to find out. They are Alex and Marko Ayling, brothers and vagabonds on a mission to explore the world through the people they meet.
This video is all about the mysteries of Euskara, the Basque language of the Basque people in Europe.
The Spanish government has punished a journalist for the first time using the controversial “gag law”. A Basque journalist working in ARGIA has been fined with 601 euros. According to the lawsuit the magazine has received from the Spanish government’s local office in Gipuzkoa, the Basque magazine’s journalist Axier Lopez published images of a police raid on Twitter "without permission". It’s the first sanction imposed to a Basque journalist using the... [+]
"After few months of filming and editing, our director, Jeremy Hugues, made a clip about the Basque country. The Basque Country it's really a special place, a lot of cultures are mixed. A part is located in France another in Spain and it regroups 7 provinces which are all different but speak the same official language". Music By Matias Suescun.