Euskal Kazeta

Former Lehendakari Ibarretxe to visit SF and NY for opening of research center

June 15, 2012

Filed under Culture, Euskera, New York, Politics, San Francisco

Announcing the opening of the Lehendakari Agirre Center with offices in NY and DC Juan Jose Ibarretxe, former president of the Basque government is scheduled to visit the U.S. this week for the opening of the Lehendakari Agirre ...

A Compilation of Reports on ETA’s Disarmament

November 20, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Politics

View the story "The World Reacts to the ETA Disarmament" on Storify] ...

ETA Announces a Cease-fire

September 12, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Politics

ETA, the decades-old violent separatist movement in the Basque Country, declared a cease-fire last week – an announcement that was reported in media around the world. But the group’s statement was met with skepticism from po...

Lehendakari Patxi Lopez at Jaialdi 2010

July 29, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Jaialdi, People, Politics

By Nancy Zubiri As part of his first official visit to the United States as the Basque lehendakari, Patxi Lopez introduced himself to festival goers at Boise’s Jaialdi 2010 on Thursday, July 29. He spoke at a reception hos...

Basque newspaper editors acquitted

April 13, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Language, Links, Politics

The case against the editors of Egunkaria, the Basque daily newspaper closed down in 2003 by the Spanish government, was dismissed Monday, April 12. Spanish government officials at the time of the closure claimed that the newspaper ed...

Basque Journalist Covers Mexico Drug War

April 12, 2010

Filed under News, People, Politics

Journalist Judith Torrea still remembers crossing the bridge from El Paso, Texas to Juarez, Mexico. Read More »...

Garamendi Wins Congressional Election (Updated)

November 3, 2009

Filed under Links, People, Politics

California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, the grandson of Basque immigrants, will resign his state post and be sworn in Thursday Nov. 5 in a ceremony in the House of Representatives after winning an election for a northern California Co...

Bill Clinton Thanks Basque Cultural Center for Its Hospitality

October 7, 2009

Filed under Links, People, Politics, San Francisco

Bill Clinton, seen in this video by EITB News, thanked his hosts at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, saying they made him feel welcome. The former president led an upbeat rally Oct. 6 in support of California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi's campaign for Congress. Addres...

Bill Clinton Praises John Garamendi During Basque Cultural Center Rally

October 6, 2009

Filed under News, People, Politics, San Francisco

By Xabier Berrueta and Nancy Zubiri California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi received a high-profile boost in his campaign for Congress, Read More »...

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