What price suffering?

Women in Andalucia who were abused for political reasons during the Franco regime will be the first in Spain to be awarded a one-time compensation payment of €1,800.

Removing Franco from Vélez-Málaga

The political groups in Vélez-Málaga, with the exception of the Partido Popular which abstained, have voted to withdraw the Gold Medal of Honour awarded to general Francisco Franco in 1964.

Queues begin in Havana

Hundreds of Cubans have been queuing outside the Spanish Consulate in Havana to collect the necessary forms to apply for Spanish citizenship. Under the Law of Historical Memory, citizenship will be granted if either:

Franco symbols being removed in Pizarra

The Council in Pizarra has begun to remove items and symbols relating to the Franco era, as required under the Law of Historical Memory. Down has come a plaque, commemorating the construction of social housing by the Ministry of Housing in 1956, and three coats of arms of Franco Unions which adorn street signs in the town, namely calle San …