BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia’s regional parliament will hold a debate this week on Spain’s plan to take direct control of the northeastern region — a session many fear could become a cover for a vote on declaring independence. 601 more words
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Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis has denied that the central government’s move to impose direct rule on Catalonia could be considered a coup.
This comes in response to the speaker of the Catalan parliament calling the Article 155 activation approved Saturday by Madrid a “de facto coup d’état”. 395 more words
The Cambridge dictionary defines sovereignty as “The power of a country to govern itself”. As opposed to what? the power of a country not to govern itself? 1,006 more words