Catalonia is set on an independence vote, despite Madrid’s hostility
Catalonia’s president has vowed to press ahead with a fiercely contentious referendum on independence from Spain, warning that he now saw little chance of a negotiated settlement with Madrid that could tackle the region’s economic and political grievances.
Madrid’s refusal to allow Catalonia a vote on independence was expected, says Andreu Mas-Colell, economy minister. But the example of Scotland offers a vision for the future
Spanish MPs have voted overwhelmingly to reject a request by the Catalan authorities to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November.
Catalonia has a distinctive culture. Its people deserve to vote on self-determination
La ciudadanía catalana nos plantea a todos un dilema democrático. Nos hacen un favor a todos, ya es hora de hablar de lo que es verdaderamente la democracia y la libertad
My people must have the democratic right to decide on independence from Spain
Artur Mas : “Le scénario le plus probable est que nous transformions les élections catalanes en référendum d’indépendance”
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Spain’s political heavyweights have locked themselves into a secession face-off that could tear apart the country
The head of Spain’s largest pharmaceutical company, Grifols, on Thursday became one of the first executives of a major corporation to back a Catalan leader seeking a referendum on independence for Catalonia.
Artur Mas, the head of the autonomous Catalan government in Spain, is at the forefront of a campaign to hold a referendum on independence from Spain on November 9