Catalan Independence

November 20172017International NewsEurope

Catalonia: Autonomy at Risk as Madrid Threatens Direct Rule

Spain has officially dissolved Catalonia’s regional government and will be hosting new elections on December 21. Catalonia, however, with main contributors to its economy leaving the region, along with lack of EU and international support, faces major obstacles as leaders try to establish their newly declared independence.

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2017International NewsEurope

Ex-Catalan leader granted conditional release in Belgium

Ex-Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, seeks protection in Belgium following the wide-arrest warrant issued by the European Union. During the Catalan Ex leader’s flee to Belgium, two polls were released suggesting that pro-Catalan independence parties could take the most seats in December’s election.

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