By Mitchell Handler The Basque Country may be suffering from a milder recession than the rest of Spain, due in part to what is believed to be the world’s largest worker cooperative, reports the BBC. The cooperative, Mondragon, is headquartered in the Basque town of Arrasate and works as a collective of about 250 companies and organizations. Compared to [...]Read more ›
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Basque festivals are popular — everyone enjoys them, especially the food. Here are a few videos inspired by recent festivals — and the summer festival season has barely started. Video producer Jean Paul Barthe gives a glimpse of the San Francisco Basque Club picnic June 3.Read more ›
Idaho and the Basque government have decided to form an economic partnership under an agreement that was made official on Monday. The Basque government will open an economic development office in downtown Boise that will be staffed by a representative of the Basque government, according to a report in the Idaho Statesman. The agreement was signed by Idaho Lt. Gov. [...]Read more ›
Attending the famed San Fermin Festival in the Basque Country? If so, you can download a free iTunes app with all the information for this year’s festival. The San Fermin app by kukuxumusu.com features useful information such as an easy-to-use daily schedule and emergency phone numbers, plus it also explains traditions such as the running with the bulls and the [...]Read more ›