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A woman walks Wednesday past a monument to the Jews in Lisbon believed to have been killed in a pogrom in 1506. Portugal is following Spain and granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted 500 years ago. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. Oliver Strewe/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image hide caption

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After 522 Years, Spain Seeks To Make Amends For Expulsion Of Jews

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Carmen Martinez Ayuso, 85, prays during her eviction from her home in Madrid on Nov. 21. A professional Spanish soccer team, Rayo Vallecano, has come to her aid, promising to pay her housing costs for the rest of her life. Andres Kudacki/AP hide caption

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Halal jamón products made with lamb and beef inside the Balkis Gourmet curing room in Cumbres Mayores in Andalusia, Spain. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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At Last, Muslims Can Savor A Halal Spin On Spain's Famous Jamón

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After Law Requires Payments To Papers, Google News Shuts Down In Spain

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Casa Dominique is an ecolodge on Lanzarote's northern coast. Julie Genicot, a French trekking guide, has lived in Lanzarote since her grandparents opened the Casa Dominique when she was a child. She worries that offshore oil drilling might ruin the natural environment she grew up in. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands

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Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, the Duchess of Alba, and her husband, Alfonso Diez, walk out of the chapel after their wedding at Las Duenas Palace in Seville on Oct. 5, 2011. The duchess died Thursday. She was 88. Miguel Angel Morenatti/AP hide caption

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Pro-independence demonstrators gather to support the nonbinding informal independence poll in Pamplona, in northern Spain, on Sunday. Alvaro Barrientos/AP hide caption

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Catalonia Votes For Independence; Spain Says It Won't Happen

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Catalonia's President Artur Mas is presiding over the region's nonbinding independence vote on Sunday. Spain opposes the ballot and insists that the Catalonia will remain part of Spain. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Catalonia's President Makes His Case For Independence From Spain

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Alicia Morant, 53, poses with her son Oriol Puig, 29, in their apartment near Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church. Both mother and son support Catalan independence from Spain, but they have different reasons for doing so. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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New Generation Of Catalonian Separatists Looks To Future, Not Past

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The runner-up team performs in the 25th castells competition at Tarraco Arena ring in Tarragona, Catalonia, northeastern Spain, on Oct. 5. Jaume Sellart/EPA/Landov hide caption

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With Human Pyramids, Catalans Reach For Independence

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