Catalan referendum plans unchanged following Mas-Rajoy meeting

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup, Special Report

Today’s meeting between the Catalan president Artur Mas and his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy was a major development after almost two years since they last met. Its outcome, however, wasn’t as newsworthy as the event itself: Rajoy repeated once again that “the referendum is illegal, and therefore, it can’t and it won’t be held”.

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Catalonia, Sweden and Norway

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

Josep Huguet, former minister of the Government of Catalonia, published an article analysing the notion of fiscal solidarity in Catalonia and drew a comparison with the EU, arguing that “why should Catalonia remain … Read More

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Catalonia and the EU: More of the same

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

The newly elected president of the European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, didn’t exactly surprise anyone this week when he said that “he wouldn’t meddle” in the issue of possible independence for … Read More

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300 years and a referendum

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

The Quebecker director Alexandre Chartrand has started a new crowd-funding campaign in order to gather the means to produce a documentary on the Catalan Tercentenary –2014 commemorates the loss of Catalan liberties … Read More

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