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Pep Guardiola calls for Catalan independence as local elections loom

Pep Guardiola calls for Catalan independence as local elections loom

Source Thousands of pro-Catalan independence activists flocked to the Arc de Triomf in Barcelona, Friday, a month before Catalonia’s local parliamentary elections on September 27. The crowd was treated to a video message from former Barcelona manager and Catalan independence advocate Pep Guardiola, who told those present “imagine one day having all the sovereignty to […]

‘Catalan independence under EU tutelage is a feasible option’

‘Catalan independence under EU tutelage is a feasible option’

Date: 30.07.2015 Author: Assumpció Maresma Source: Vilaweb English The renowned economist,Oriol Amat, will be a candidate for Junts pel Sí, the electoral list put forth by ERC and CDC Economist Oriol Amat, a Universitat Pompeu Fabra professor and member of the Catalan government’s Advisory Council for Growth and Economic Reactivation (CAREC), is number seven on […]

Catalan pro-independence parties join forces for election

Catalan pro-independence parties join forces for election

Date: 15.07.2015 Source: AP The two main parties wanting Spain’s Catalonia region to break away from the rest of the country say they will run joint candidates in regional elections scheduled for September to avoid splitting the pro-independence vote, strengthening their chances of winning power. Convergence and Union, the party which has governed the powerful […]

Bauzá resigns as parliamentary deputy for the PP

Bauzá resigns as parliamentary deputy for the PP

Date: 10.07.2015 Author: Richie Prior Source: Radio One Mallorca José Ramón Bauzá has presented his resignation as a Partido Popular deputy in the Balearic parliament and so will not be able to vote for himself when the vote is taken tomorrow on his nomination as a senator in Madrid. In a brief written statement, the […]

Justice of the Land? Not in Catalonia!

Justice of the Land? Not in Catalonia!

Date: 04.06.2015

End to discrimination against Catalan speakers, Valencia and Majorca

End to discrimination against Catalan speakers, Valencia and Majorca

Date: 27.04.2015 Source: Nationalia Tens of thousands march for political change · Protesters argue PP policies have marginalized Catalan in the media, schools, public administration · Spanish conservatives could be left out of government after next month’s autonomous community elections, according to surveys Tens of thousands marched over the weekend in demonstrations in the Valencian […]

Catalan President visits aircraft crash site, where many Catalans died

Catalan President visits aircraft crash site, where many Catalans died

Date: 25.03.2015 Source: CNA On Wednesday morning, the President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, travelled to France in order to visit the crash site of the Barcelona-Düsseldorf Germanwings flight, which crashed in the Alps on Tuesday killing all 150 people on board. Out of the 51 passengers with Spanish passports whose identities have so […]

Catalonia prepares for independence ahead of vote

Catalonia prepares for independence ahead of vote

Date: 28.02.2015 Source: AFP The wealthy Catalonia region is strengthening its tax office and expanding its network of foreign missions in defiance of the central government, as it prepares for possible secession from Spain. Nationalist leaders in the rich region in northeastern Spain have called a snap regional vote for September 27 centred on independence […]

Amadeu Altafaj to represent Catalan Government in the European Union

Amadeu Altafaj to represent Catalan Government in the European Union

07.01.2015 Author: Gaspar Pericay Coll Source: CNA The former European Commission’s Spokesperson for Economic Affairs during the Eurozone crisis, Amadeu Altafaj, will become Catalonia’s Permanent Representative to the EU institutions. This position has been created as a way to increase the political weight of the already existing Catalan Government Delegation in Brussels in the middle […]

Boost for foreign relations

Boost for foreign relations

04.01.2015 Author: Òscar Palau Source: Catalonia Today The moment of truth for the sovereignty process is coming, and international recognition will be essential for the creation of a new Catalan state. The government is aware of this and is working on a new, decisive phase of international relations. The presidency minister, Francesc Homs, recently announced […]