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, officially Republic of Equatorial Guinea, republic (2015 est. pop. 741,000), 10,830 sq mi (28,051 sq km), W central Africa. It includes the islands of Bioko (formerly Fernando Po), Annobón, Corisco, Elobey Grande, and Elobey Chico in the Gulf of
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These types have gone to Fernando Poo following the scent of the regalo which the [clandestine] recruiters then swindled them out of.'20 Spcncer-Cooke, the Vice Consul, thought it 'strange that so many workers are persuaded to come here [but] the fascination of being promised such a large sum of money as 15 [pounds sterling] to 30 [pounds sterling] is a temptation hard to resist [for someone] who has probably rarely handled a greater amount than 1/' (one shilling, with twenty shillings to a pound).
El fracaso de la primera empresa colonial espanola en la isla de Fernando Poo (1778-1782) (40) no impidio que continuasen zarpando barcos negreros con esclavos procedentes del continente africano que cruzaban el atlantico para ser usados como mano de obra esclava en las plantaciones americanas de los propietarios europeos (41).
Relato ilustrado de mi primer viaje a Fernando Poo. Madrid: Instituto de Estudios Africanos-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas.
El conocimiento de los datos archivisticos, y en especial las noticias en la prensa, en las que resalta el imaginario de la sociedad espanola en aquel momento, asociando delincuencia al naniguismo, nos confirman la realidad innegable de la presencia abakua en la isla de Fernando Poo recogida anteriormente en el archivo vivo.
The island of Fernando Poo also makes a brief appearance in a canonical text even closer in time to Jones Mathama, the testimonial Biografia de un cimarron of 1968 by Miguel Barnet based on his interviews with the Cuban ex-slave Esteban Montejo.
One of these was the island of Bioko where the Portuguese explorer, Fernando Poo landed in 1472.
La isla de Fernando Poo, o Bioko, pertenece a Guinea Ecuatorial y se situa en el golfo de Guinea, al NO del rio Muni y a unos 40 km al NO de las costas de Camerun.
Pelissier was able to travel to the Ifni enclave in Southern Morocco, the Western Sahara, Fernando Poo (Bioko) and Rio Muni (mainland Equatorial Guinea).
LT: Equatorial Guinea includes the island of Fernando Poo.
GARCIA CANTUS, Ma Dolores (2006): Fernando Poo: una aventura colonial espanola.