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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
Catalonia

Canizares: I feel very uneasy when Guardiola talks about Spain

Spain Played together at 1992 OlympicsLUIS GABRIEL, CHEMA REY Y MIGUEL RUIZMARCASantiago Canizares has questioned Pep Guardiola's previous comments about Spain.The current Manchester City boss is a proud Catalan and is often seen wearing a Catalan independence ribbon.Both Guardiola and Canizares represented Spain at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, winning the…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Catalonia

Messi scores as Barcelona tops Leganés in return to Camp Nou

MADRID (AP) — In its first match without fans at the 99,000-capacity Camp Nou Stadium since the Spanish league was suspended because of the coronavirus, Barcelona defeated Leganés 2-0 Tuesday with a goal by Lionel Messi. Ansu Fati also scored as Barcelona overcame a slow start against its last-place opponent…
bubmag
June 17, 2020