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  • proper n. An autonomous province of western Spain, capital Mérida


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  • Nice Bruce Sterling editorial from this month's Wired on the move in Extremadura, Spain, to develop a local flavor of Linux:

    Boing Boing: November 30, 2003 - December 6, 2003 Archives

  • Francisco de Orellana was born around 1511 to a prominent family in the hardscrabble region of Spain known as Extremadura, home to a flotilla of other explorers, including Hernán Cortés, Vasco Núñez de Balboa and Francisco Pizarro, the conqueror of the Incas.

    Escaping The Rainforest

  • Polls show Socialist-led governments could be unseated in Castilla-La Mancha, the Balearic Islands, Asturias and Extremadura regions.

    Spain Vote Threatens to Uncover Debt

  • Banco Base is the result of the merger of the small regional cajas Cajastur, Caja de Extremadura and Caja Cantabria with the larger Caja de Ahorros del Mediterraneo, or CAM, based in the Valencia region.

    Spain's Banco Base to Ask for State Funds

  • CAM, Spain's 10th-largest lender, was in advanced talks to merge with smaller peers Cajastur, Caja Cantabria and Caja Extremadura that would have formed Banco Base, the country's sixth-largest lender.

    Spain May Take Over CAM After Talks on Merger Falter

  • CAM's three former partners have started new merger talks among themselves, a Caja Extremadura spokesman said.

    Spain May Take Over CAM After Talks on Merger Falter

  • "We will focus on reversing the budget dynamics of the previous administration," Extremadura finance chief Antonio Fernández said in an interview.

    Spain Is Closer to Controls on Budget

  • The new Extremadura government of the conservative Popular Party that came to power in May elections said this year's budget deficit will be about 6.81% of the region's GDP.

    Spain Is Closer to Controls on Budget

  • The shortcomings of Spain's existing budget controls were exposed again this week when Extremadura became the latest region to announce it will surpass this year's target of a deficit equal to 1.3% of local gross domestic product.

    Spain Is Closer to Controls on Budget

  • Ratón It is a nearly religious ritual with ancient undertones of man-versus-beast rivalry, says Juan Medina, a bullfighting blogger and professor of economic theory at the University of Extremadura in Badajoz, Spain.

    Spain's Most Famous Bull Since Ferdinand Is Hardly a Shrinking Violet


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