The Catalan president has proved he is serious about independence, but many obstacles remain in his way.
In less than three months, on 1 October, Catalan voters will be asked whether they want their region to “become an independent state in the form of a Republic.” Until Carles Puigdemont, the president of the Catalan government, officially calls the vote at the end of August or early September, the debate on Catalonia’s independence […]
By the Editorial Board from The NYT
The following is a translation of an opinion piece published in the Spanish daily El País by Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and Vice-President Oriol Junqueras
Article by Albert Royo, Secretary General of the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia (Diplocat)
Thousands of supporters filled the streets outside a court in Barcelona on Monday as the former Catalan president Artur Mas went on trial
Something will happen in Catalonia on October 1 – but nobody knows quite what. This is the date chosen by the Catalan government for a referendum on independence from Spain. It is not their first attempt.
“Nothing will stop” Catalonia’s government from organising an independence referendum on 1 October, and if independence wins, the EU will have to accept it, the Catalan leader has said. “It will be a moment of realpolitik,” Carles Puigdemont said on Friday (30 June). “It’s in the EU’s interest to find a solution.” “If a majority […]
Article by Aleix Sarri Camargo, an adviser to a member of the European Parliament and author with Ramon Tremosa of “Why the Euro Is Failing”
Catalonia’s separatist government yesterday (19 March) urged Spain’s central government once again to let it hold a legal referendum on independence like the one Scotland staged in 2014 with London’s approval
As prosecution of Artur Mas begins, Barcelona and Madrid remain at loggerheads
Oped by Carme Forcadell, president of the Parliament of Catalonia