In what has been Spain's most tumultuous days in modern politics, the government maintained its stand against Catalonia's separatist leaders who defied the country's constitution with an unlawful declaration of independence. The regional government and its parliament were dissolved on Friday 27 October, 2017, and the question is: will a new election bring an end … Continue reading Will a new election solve Spain’s problem with Catalonia?
Amid riots in Barcelona after a disappointing suspension of the Declaration of Independence, Catalonians have expressed mixed reactions. Some are worried about the economy and their investments while others believe there's nothing to lose. The Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont opened doors for negotiations with Madrid on Tuesday after calling for a halt in their secession bid … Continue reading What Catalonians think about the suspended Declaration of Independence
After a long awaited speech from Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, it has been confirmed before Catalonia's parliament that regional leaders have signed a declaration of independence from Spain. However, the move will not be implemented immediately allowing for talks with the national government in Madrid. The symbolic gesture was welcomed by some lawmakers but for … Continue reading Catalan political leaders endorse and suspend Declaration of Independence