Three Basque provinces
lie in France, while there's four in Spain, hence the old graffiti that states "4+3=1".
Hain's reasoning being that Spain, because of Catalonia and the Basque Provinces
, would vote against any country that had seceded.
The terrorist struggle for Basque independence has so few supporters because the Basque provinces
of Spain already have almost complete control over their own affairs.
Noting that Morocco's autonomy proposal "would provide effective self-determination for the Sahrawis, allowing for local decision-making and control over economic, social, linguistic and cultural issues, Veerland cited as examples several successful autonomy regions, including the Trentino-Alto Adige region in Italy, the autonomous region of Madeira in Portugal and the Catalonia and the Basque Provinces
61) In a report entitled "Street Violence 1999" the Spanish Interior Ministry documented a total of 390 acts of "street violence" particularly in the Basque provinces
of Vizcaya and Guipuzcoa during the ceasefire.
Owing to their special, local circumstances, the exceptions to these rather unheroic rules were the Basque provinces
This party, known as Batasuna or Sozialista Abertzaleak, has been fighting for the autonomy of three of northern Spain's Basque provinces
, but it has been declining in power since being formally banned by the conservative People's Party government in 2003.
Spain's Galacia, Valencia, Catalonia and Basque provinces
also have forms of self-rule as do the Danish administrations of Greenland and Faroe Island.
This is a study of roughly 350 cases involving sexual misconduct from the province of Vizcaya, one of the Basque provinces
of northern Spain.
Colacci's outstanding reading creates accents for the characters from different countries where Taylor's search takes him, including Scotland and the French and Spanish Basque provinces
In Catalonia and the Basque provinces
, as in Scotland and Wales, the processes of devolution have not created a new sense of identity but have given new means of expression to an old one.
During Franco's war, only two Basque provinces
fought against Franco, the Nazis and the Fascism.