Spain acted to maintain direct rule on Catalonia on Monday after the government objected to the choice of councillors by fervent separatist leader Quim Torra
who has vowed to recreate the administration fired by Madrid for declaring independence.
, a lawmaker from the Junts per Catalunya party, was elected the president of the autonomous region by the Catalan Parliament on Monday.
"We've noticed a real change when we arrive with Torra
," she said.
Presionado por los Comites de Defensa de la Republica, que lo tachaban de "traidor", Torra
planteo a Sanchez un ultimatum para que autorizara un nuevo referendum sobre la secesion de Cataluna.
Ainsi, les plus radicaux, ceux qui se font appeler [beaucoup moins que]Comites de Defense de la Republique[beaucoup plus grand que] (CDR) reprochent au gouvernement regional de Quim Torra
son incapacite a braver l'autorite de l'Etat espagnol.
In a brief speech Monday, Catalonia's current president, Quim Torra
, called on supporters gathered outside of the Sant Julia de Ramis school to remember the lessons of the referendum and to press ahead with efforts to secede from Spain.
Now his successor, Quim Torra
, is trying to push a pro-independence agenda as he vowed in September to take Catalonia's bid for independence "to the end".
There, I met up with the President of the Catalan Government, Quim Torra
, to discuss the events of October last year when hundreds of Catalans were attacked by Spanish police simply for trying to vote on their country's future.
This study focuses on the living-cost impacts of the three different forms of labor market freedom indices identified or measured by Stansel, Torra
, and McMahon (2015, chap.
"We are starting an endless march," Catalan president Quim Torra
told reporters at the end of the rally.
Sanchez, who since coming to power in June has attempted to defuse tensions over Catalonia's independence drive by holding talks with the region's separatist president Quim Torra
, told local radio on Monday that dialogue should lead to "a vote on the reinforcement of Catalonia's autonomy." "It is a referendum for autonomy, not for self-determination," he added, without giving a timeline for the proposed vote.
This is not the end of my journey," he told a press conference in Brussels held alongside current Catalan leader Quim Torra
, who had travelled to Spain to greet him.