The Spanish government is preparing to invoke a never-before-used article of its constitution to strip Catalonia’s autonomy, since the region’s president refuses to rescind its independence bid.
Nearly one week after Spanish police tried to violently shut down Catalonia’s vote to become independent from the country, thousands of people rallied in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday in a more peaceful show of support and opposition.
Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain, is trying to separate from the country's central government. Here's why.
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Roughly 800 Catalan mayors joined the president of the northeastern region of Spain Saturday in support of a vote for independence from Spain set for Nov. 9. But the vote has been blocked by the Spanish Constitutional Court.
Citizens in Catalonia are demanding freedom from Spain, citing the country’s weak economy as cause for secession. Photo by Jordi Payà Canals/Flickr Politicians in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia voted Thursday to demand the right to…
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