Captaincy general


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the office, power, territory, or jurisdiction of a captain general; as, the captaincy general of La Habana (Cuba and its islands).

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Contract Awarded for Rehabilitation of the main facade, In the palace of the captaincy general (zaragoza)
Leagues away from the Spanish Crown and thousands of kilometers away from the Viceroyalty of New Spain, the social landscape of the Captaincy General of Guatemala was drafted using a palette that sketched populations according to its own rules.
One of the most long-lasting barriers was the propagation of the myth that African slavery was never instituted in the Captaincy General of Guatemala.