Minister of Employment unwittingly unveils the lies of PP’s Albiol

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

The Minister of Employment, Fátima Báñez, admitted that the Spanish government could resort to a loan from the Treasury to the Department of Social Security to ensure the payment of pensions to Spaniards in December, the president of the PPC (Partido Popular in Catalonia), Xavier García Albiol, five days ago, claimed that the pensions of Catalans would be “endangered” if the pro-independence bloc won in the elections on December 21st.

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Brussels prepares to host 50,000 pro-independence Catalans

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

The police [in Brussels] have confirmed plans for a huge demonstration organized on December 7th in support of ousted Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont. Whether by car, train, plane or coach, tens of thousands of demonstrators will arrive in the capital [Brussels] on Thursday, December 7th from all over Europe.

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Spanish government authorizes a Francoist event meters from a mass grave

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

A few meters away from a mass grave, where 123 victims of Franco’s repression are buried, a pro-Franco event. The sub-delegation of the Spanish Government in Córdoba and Lucena City Council, governed by the PSOE (Socialist Party), authorized an act of homage to the dictator in the cemetery of the town on Tuesday, where work on the exhumation of a mass grave is under way.

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