Showing posts with label article 155 of the constitution. Show all posts
Showing posts with label article 155 of the constitution. Show all posts

Friday, June 8, 2018

New Spanish government to return Catalonia's autonomous financial powers

New Spanish government to return Catalonia's autonomous financial powers
Spain's recently installed government announced Friday it is to lift restrictions on Catalonia's ability to control its finances, one of a slew of devolved powers that were stripped back and placed under direct Madrid-rule in the aftermath of an abortive independence bid in the prosperous northeastern region.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Spanish govt officially takes control of Catalonia's regional govt

Soraya Saenz de Santamaria
The Spanish government has on Saturday officially taken control of Catalonia's regional government, Generalitat, with Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy taking control of the functions of the president of Generalitat.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Spanish PM Dissolves Catalan Parliament, Calls Fresh Elections

The Spanish government
The Spanish government has taken control of Catalonia, dissolved its parliament and announced new elections after secessionist Catalan MPs voted to establish an independent republic, pushing the country’s worst political crisis in 40 years to new and dangerous heights.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Catalan leader will not attend autonomy debate in Spain's Senate

Carles Puigdemont
The speaker of the Catalan parliament on Wednesday denied reports that the regional president was intending to attend a debate in the Spanish Senate over a constitutional mechanism that is set to strip Catalonia of its autonomy.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Le président du gouvernement catalan fera une déclaration à 21H

Carles Puidgemont
Après l'annonce de sa destitution par le Premier ministre espagnol, le président du gouvernement catalan Carles Puidgemont fera une déclaration à 21H (19H GMT), a annnoncé samedi un porte-parole de la Generalitat à Barcelone.

Spain plans to remove Catalonia's leaders, control region

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Saturday that he plans to begin removing Catalonia's leaders from office, including President Carles Puigdemont, and take control of the region.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Spanish PM calls for clarification on Catalan declaration of independence

The Spanish government
The Spanish government held an extraordinary Cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss the unilateral declaration of independence announced on Tuesday by Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont, who immediately placed independence on hold and demanded talks.

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