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This week Julie and Douglas dive deep into the shocking Bilbao fraud case that sent shockwaves through the city and involved an intricate network of high-profile individuals. Settle into this longer episode as we unravel the tangled web of bankers, politicians, lawyers, and a curious check for €243,592 that sent this case to trial.No content warnings for this week apart from the risk of serious eye-rolling.
A chat about headlines with links to the Basque Country.
Zugarramurdi Witch Trials
In this week's episode, we're flipping the script as Douglas takes the lead with a fascinating historical story about the Basque witch trials. Set in the 17th century, this tale provides a unique perspective by exploring the lives of both the inquisitors who were tasked with finding witches and the accused themselves.Content Warning: this episode contains some descriptions of violence
Tragedy at the school in Ortuella
This week Julie and Douglas discuss the very tragic and shocking event that occurred at the Marcelino Ugalde public school in Ortuella Bizkaia in October of 1980. Content warning: this story involves the death of children and might not be suitable for all listeners. Listen with discretion.
Crimes of the Basquelands is yet another true crime podcast, but here's the twist, all of the crimes covered are related to The Basque Country. Did it happen in The Basque Country? Was there a Basque person or a Basque descendant involved? We'll cover it all. Join Julie Garcia and Douglas De Carvalho (Bilbao "adoptees") as they chat about these crimes with some link, however tenuous, to The Basque Country. If you're a true crime enthusiast looking for some fresh material and some insights into the Basque culture and language we are the niche podcast for you. Ongi Etorri (welcome)!