Catalonia Has Just Launched Its Official Secession Process From Spain
The regional government of Spain's richest region today voted in favor of a resolution to split from the country, but Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he would ensure that the move has "no consequences.”
Catalan Secessionists Poised for Victory — But Independence From Spain Not Guaranteed
Separatists are expected to win control of Catalonia’s parliament, but fall short of the majority needed for a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain.
'There's No Going Back': Why Spain and Catalonia Are on Immediate Collision Course Over Independence
This month's election in the Spanish region of Catalonia will function as a mongrel referendum on independence. The opening shots have just been fired and over 1 million people are gathering in Barcelona.