Isabella and Ferdinand's first-born child is chosen by Don Manuel, the new King of Portugal, to become Queen of Spain's neighboring country. Nevertheless, she stresses her desire to become a nun.Juana faces her exile in a very different manner. In spite of a somewhat cold reception in Flanders, the Infanta is enchanted by her husband, Felipe, as soon as she meets him.Upon his return, Christopher Columbus meets his son, Diego. He feels betrayed by Isabella, but he is aware that he will have to give account of the abuses that have been committed in the Americas.
The Marchioness remains shut up in her palace. In order to keep her spirits up, the Commissioner presents her with a very special gift: a jester.Águila Roja and Sátur decide to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young woman by the river. The discovery of a series of human bones in the forest brings them face to face with the terrible truth.The Cardinal informs the Commissioner that he must help him with his plan to kill the Duke of Uceda during the horse-race organized by the King. Nuño is determined to take part in the event and Hernán tries to stop him by any means possible.
Current Affairs Commando
This week "Comando Actualidad" will focus on figures whose faces are always familiar, who have been famous for a lifetime and who are able to mobilize thousands of people through the big screen, the stage or their own restaurants. They are greeted and applauded in the street wherever they go, whether it is Madrid, Barcelona or Moscow, as they are happy to confirm. They all agree on one thing: they have no intention of "retiring". They are authentic living legends.
Palmira Gadea is celebrating her silver wedding anniversary. The gifts she receives are not the ones she would like: her husband is cheating on her, her daughter is pregnant by a stranger and her son dies in an accident after revealing his homosexuality. Palmira runs from her personal tragedy by travelling to an African country. There, her volunteer work helps her to partly forget everything that has happened and to find love again.
Barefoot on Red Earth
After discovering the terrible plight of the weakest members of society (labors who work and live like slaves, posseiros or peasants who are forced to abandon their land and American Indians in danger of extinction), Pedro Casaldáliga decides to take up a stance.He tours the Region of Mato Grosso in order to gather the testimonies of the American Indian communities, posseiros and laborers, and then publishes a devastating report, the manifesto entitled "A Church in the Amazon in Conflict with Large-Scale Land Ownership and Social Marginalization". This report becomes news throughout the world, revealing the inhumane conditions that exist throughout the Region.
On the Front Page
"En Portada" will devote this week's program to the Uruguayan President. They say that José Mujica - Pepe to his friends - is "the most honorable man in the world". Pepe, a former Tupamaro guerrilla fighter aged 79 years, who spent 15 years in prison, runs this country of 3.3 million inhabitants with an open peasant-like style that is much criticized by his detractors. He uses an informal and relaxed language that is completely upfront and free from any diplomatic or political protocol.
Between the ages of two and three, children already know what gender they belong to. One out of every 10,000 men and one out of every 40,000 women feel that they are part of the opposite gender to which they were assigned when they were born. From a social, medical and legal point of view, "The Inner Gender" tells the story of a number of transsexual minors, all of whom are supported by their families and seek to be treated according to the gender they identify with.