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10:11

LifeStyle

A return to find poverty... and vitality

Mark Nayler reading into spain

Franco-ruled Spain he and Woolsey saw ten years after its civil war ended. In 1949, after ten years under an oppressive dictatorship, many Spaniards were suffering greatly. It was in beautiful Cordoba, the second stop on his itinerary, where Brenan received ... his first view of the human carnage wrought by war and Franco’s regime. Walking past him on the street were “children of ten with wizened faces, women of thirty who are already hags... I have never seen such sheer misery before”. Brenan talks to a ... of the men and women he met attributed the civil war’s ensuing, pervasive poverty to two main causes. First, Franco’s Falangists, who were more concerned about making themselves rich than they were about improving agricultural methods or the life of

10:12

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Haunted by the past

Mark Nayler reading into spain

...an investigation into the legacy of Spain’s devastating civil war and its transition, after Franco’s death in 1975, to democracy - ironically pioneered by a king who Franco himself appointed as his successor. reading into spain Laurie Lee ... war and ensuing 39-year dictatorship. The internal damage wrought by the conflict was catastrophic: by the time it ended in 1939 - when Franco took power, thus bringing Spain’s Second Republic to an end - half a million Spaniards, including one in ... movement had helped to exhume around 5,500 bodies of Franco’s victims from 280 unmarked ditches like the one in which Pilar, Virtudes and Valeriana were dumped. In January this year, the ARMH was awarded an €829,000 ($100,000) human rights prize by the

10:12

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A short-lived revolutionary idyll

Mark Nayler reading into spain

Workers Party of Marxist Unification’) - led to it being labelled as a fascist spying group: ‘Franco’s Fifth Column’. POUM’s slogan - ‘the war and revolution are inseparable’ - was not endorsed by Spain’s Socialist government, nor the Communists, both of ... whose primary aim was to win the war against Franco by any means possible. The government’s twisted reasoning led to the conclusion that revolutionary POUM was a fascist creation designed to cause division and conflict among the anti-Fascists. ... militarily and ideologically speaking, took a severe hammering in the first few months of 1937, from two quarters: Franco’s superior armies, and an increasingly Right wing, anti-revolution, USSR-influenced government. When he returned to Barcelona on leave in

10:12

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A beloved country at war with itself

Mark Nayler reading into spain

...propelled back into his beloved Spain, at severe personal risk, by a mixture of boredom, bravado and idealism. Like many young men who volunteered for the Republican International Brigades to fight against Franco’s fascists, he was looking for adventure

14:48

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When Brenan foresaw the end of Franco

FRANCISCO GRIÑÁN MALAGA

...book, also in English, in which he delved even further into the Spanish labyrinth and even suggested a way of overcoming the Franco problem. "In The Spanish Scene, he explained that if the dictator were eliminated there would be another bloodbath, and ... Spanish political scene. The original text was published at a time when the UN Security Council was concerned about the situation regarding the Franco regime and the country was the subject of international debate. It was in that context that Brenan was ... strength of regional and municipal feelings compared with those for the State. Gerald Brenan at home That view of nationalism and the prediction of the end of Franco did not cause problems for the writer with the regime. At least, no more than the

14:05

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3 February 1937: The Battle of Malaga

Tony Bryant 3 February 1937

...of Malaga. The force of 15,000 Nationalist troops was commanded by the notorious Queipo de Llano. They were backed by nine mechanised Italian battalions of around 10,000 soldiers. On 3 February, the pro-Franco forces were met by heavy Republican

11:08

Gibraltar

La Línea mayor visits for talks on Brexit

Debbie Bartlett

The Mayor of La Línea, Juan Franco, paid another visit to the chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, on Tuesday. They discussed the latest developments with regard to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union and its effects on Gibraltar ... and the towns in the nearby area. Picardo and Franco also considered ways in which Gibraltar and La Línea could cooperate after Brexit. One major concern for both the chief minister and the mayor is the situation at the border once the UK is no

13:23

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British Society prepares to mark fifty years on the Costa del Sol

Tony Bryant Benalmádena

...event will be attended by members and former members, as well as representatives from the British Consulate. In 1967, when the club was founded, life on the coast was very different. Franco was still in power, package holidays to Spain were just

13:46

LifeStyle

Carnival: breaking down social barriers

Tony Bryant MALAGA

...criticising and poking fun at the government, the church, or anyone currently in the news even continued throughout the Franco era. However, Franco frowned upon events that he considered blatantly mingled religion with the purely secular, and carnivals were ... banned altogether. Most Spanish towns and cities followed the ruling, but the 'Gaditanos', being famously independently minded, continued clandestinely. In 1948, Franco allowed groups to sing in the streets, albeit under strict control, but he

11:45

Local

What is the salary gap?

A. PÉREZ-BRYAN Malaga

Dolores de la Fuente, a Work Inspector and specialist in discrimination and inequality, who came to Malaga to take part in a meeting organised by the UGT trade union to commemorate International Women's Day. "In Franco's day there were different salaries