Madrid’s mayor Manuela Carmena wants to rename about 30 of the city’s streets and plazas. The old names commemorate former dictator Francisco Franco, and that offends many residents.
As the debate surrounding former dictator Francisco Franco's remains divides the country, those his regime targeted for their sexual orientation are still waiting for justice. Enrique Anarte Lazo reports from Huelva.
Spain is now one step closer to removing Francisco Franco from a mausoleum that also holds some of his victims. The government hopes that this will bring some closure to a country still reckoning with its past.
Spain's government has called for Francisco Franco's body to be removed from a mausoleum in the Valley of the Fallen. Franco's family and far-right supports oppose the move and have rushed to visit the dictator's tomb.
Groups idolizing Spanish dictator Franco will become illegal under plans presented by the new socialist government of Pedro Sanchez. Madrid also plans to fund the exhumation of mass graves from the Spanish Civil War.
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