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Catalans jeer Spanish king amid efforts to ease tensions

Supporters of independence for Catalonia have protested against a visit to its regional capital Barcelona by Spain’s King Felipe VI ByThe Associated Press June 28, 2021, 12:30 AM • 2 min read BARCELONA, Spain -- Supporters of independence for Catalonia protested Sunday against a visit to its regional capital Barcelona…
bubmag
June 27, 2021
Catalonia

Catalan separatist parties agree to renew governing coalition

BARCELONA (Reuters) -Two separatist parties in Catalonia agreed to renew their coalition, one of them said on Wednesday, paving the way for a new pro-independence government in the northeastern Spanish region three months after an inconclusive election. Leftist Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya and centre-right Junts finished second and third in…
bubmag
May 19, 2021
Catalonia

Catalan separatist parties agree to renew governing coalition

The Catalan leader of the Republican Left Party (ERC), Pere Aragones and Junts Per Catalunya's Jordi Sanchez pose for pictures at a news conference on the agreement to form Catalonia regional government, in Barcelona, Spain, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Albert Gea Two separatist parties in Catalonia agreed to renew their coalition,…
bubmag
May 19, 2021
Catalonia

Spain’s Catalonia holds key vote under cloud of pandemic

BARCELONA: Catalonia voted Sunday in an election overshadowed by the pandemic and which Madrid hopes will unseat the region’s ruling separatists more than three years after a failed bid to break away from Spain. The vote in the wealthy northeastern region could see a high level of abstentions as Spain…
bubmag
February 14, 2021
Catalonia

Catalonia to hold Feb. 14 vote to choose new regional chief

MADRID (AP) - The Spanish region of Catalonia will hold an election on Feb. 14 if regional lawmakers don’t elect a candidate to replace ousted president Quim Torra, parliamentary speaker Roger Torrent announced on Friday. The competing pro-independence parties in Catalonia’s ruling coalition say they refuse to put forward a…
bubmag
October 2, 2020
Catalonia

“All About Damage Control”

Authored by Nick Corbishley via WolfStreet.com, Yesterday, my wife and I took our first walk to the beach since Spain entered lockdown almost three and a half months ago. From there, we meandered through El Born, which together with Sant Pere and Santa Caterina, forms one of the four barrios…
bubmag
June 25, 2020