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Did Christopher Colombus commit genocide?
In the United States, statues of the Genoese sailor have been torn down and Columbus Day renamed. Christopher Columbus is now considered responsible for the extermination of the Amerindians. Spanish historians denounce American "hysteria" whilst Spain has, with varying degrees of success, reopened the question of symbolic reparations for its past of 1492.
by François Musseau, our correspondant in Madrid
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