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Cuba, Praised for Increased Vigilance against Terrorist Finance, Remains on US Terror List

Sarah Stephens | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Sarah Stephens

Last Friday, The Financial Action Task Force congratulated Cuba -- along with Argentina, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and Turkey -- for taking such strong actions to police its financial system that it will no longer be subject to the monitoring of its efforts against money-laundering and terrorist finance.

#SaveFulbright: America Can't Cut the Fulbright Program

Jonathan Rice | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Jonathan Rice

Instead of being bogged down in high-level diplomatic talks and lofty statements by politicians, Fulbrighters work to make a direct person-to-person impact.

What We Can Learn From The Basque

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 02.23.2014 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

This blog explains what Portugal and Spain can learn from the Basque. The Basque Country is one of Spain's 17 Autonomous Communities in the current te...

Top ETA Leader Arrested In France

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 12.28.2012 | World

MADRID — A member of the Basque separatist group ETA responsible for its arms and explosives caches was arrested in eastern France on Sunday, of...

Terrorist Military Chief Arrested In France

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

MADRID -- The military chief for of the violent Basque separatist group ETA was arrested Sunday in southern France along with another man accused of b...

'The Basque Region Wants Solutions'

AP | ALVARO BARRIENTOS | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

BILBAO, Spain — Tens of thousands of Basque separatists held a rally in the region's largest city Saturday, two days after armed militant group ...

Despite End Of Armed Campaign, Spain Rules Out Talks With ETA

AP | By DANIEL WOOLLS and ALVARO BARRIENTOS | Posted 12.21.2011 | World

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain -- Basques digesting the apparent end of separatist group ETA's armed campaign are taking it with quiet, careful relief. Because ...

ETA Announces End Of Violent campaign

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and YESICA FISCH | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

BILBAO, Spain — After killing more than 800 people across Spain over the last four decades in its drive for an independent state, the Basque sep...

Spanish Court Sentences Basque Separatist To 10 Years In Prison

AP | By DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

MADRID -- A Spanish court convicted a prominent Basque separatist of terrorism Friday and sentenced him to 10 years in prison for trying to resurrect ...

Get Cuba off the List of State Sponsors of Terror

Sarah Stephens | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

It is both untrue and a travesty to paint Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism as the United States government did in its annual report on the subject last week.

Suspect Arrested For Spanish King Assassination Attempt

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

MADRID (AP) -- Police in Britain arrested a suspected Basque separatist Thursday who is wanted in connection with a 1997 plot to assassinate the king ...

For Basque Radicals, Cuba Turns From Refuge to Prison

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.24.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I was eight months pregnant when I met two Basque radicals living in Cuba, Rosa and Carlos, or at least that's what they called themselves then. They ...

Thousands March For Spain's Separatist Party

AP | JORGE GARMA | Posted 06.02.2011 | World

BILBAO, Spain — Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Spain's troubled Basque region Saturday, calling for the government to legalize a ne...

Basque Militants Announce Permanent Cease-Fire

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and JORGE SAINZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BILBAO, Spain — The militant Basque separatist group ETA declared a permanent cease-fire Monday in what it called a firm step toward ending a de...

WikiLeaks: FBI Now Keeping Tabs on Native Americans -- in South America?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Historic FBI shenanigans committed against Native Americans are well known. But WikiLeaks documents now reveal that the they have their sights set on indigenous peoples farther afield as well.

Basque Separatist Group ETA Declares Ceasefire

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — The armed Basque separatist group ETA, under pressure from political allies to renounce violence and decapitated repeatedly by the arre...

3 Basques Convicted In 2006 Madrid Airport Bombing

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Three members of Basque separatist group ETA were convicted Friday of a 2006 bombing that destroyed a Madrid airport parking garage and...

How a National Broadband Plan Will Be The Next Public Works

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The National Broadband Plan has been a project that the Federal Communications Commission has been charged with since early 2009. The plan is designed...

Ibon Gogeascoechea:, ETA Chief Arrested In France, Spain Says

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — The leader of the armed Basque group ETA was arrested in France on Sunday, officials said, in another setback for the separatists, who ...

A Sneak Peek at XBOX's Project Natal

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Once we were briefed -- we were given the opportunity to play a dodge ball (like) game. It was a great experience.

Google Bringing High Speed to Your Home

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

On February 10th, Google announced its plans to to get into the ISP game by building an ultra-fast broadband network.

3 Suspected Basque Militants Detained In France

AP | JEAN-PIERRE VERGES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Police detained three suspected members of Basque separatist group ETA in a French Alps ski resort and seized material for making explos...

ETA 50th Anniversary: Spain On Maximum Alert

AP | MANUEL MIELNIEZUK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Balearic Islands — The leaders of Spain's main political parties paid tribute to two slain police officers Friday as security...

Mallorca Bombing Kills 2 Police Officers, ETA Blamed

AP | MANUEL MIELNIEZUK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Balearic Islands — A powerful bomb on the Spanish resort island of Mallorca killed two police officers in their patrol vehicl...

Car Bomb In Spain Destroys Police Barracks

AP | ISRAEL LOPEZ and PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BURGOS, Spain — The Basque separatist group's No. 1 leader was nabbed in France as he slept late last year. His replacement lasted only a matter...