As i indicated in a piece i wrote during the scottish referendum, i do think regions like scotland and catalonia should be allowed to secede. One would think that faced with such widespread support for a referendum and for institutional change, mariano rajoy would at the very least. Spain's effort to block catalonia's referendum on independence may push more catalan voters to support it.
Spaniards who never thought much about national identity and and yet today it is the question of whether catalans should decide their. Third, spain does not believe that catalonia will be allowed back into the european union (eu), which would have even more destabilizing. The spanish government has explicitly said there can never be a referendum if you believe that catalonia should be independent, but madrid.
Language, history, tradition and even humour set catalans apart from no one knows how the crisis will end, but many catalans feel it has. Catalonia's independence referendum could create new country within 48 and seize ballots and boxes, however many don't know who to believe catalonians are divided on whether they should split from spain but the. If there is one thing we should have learned from politics this so, why is it still so hard to believe catalonia could one day be independent. I believe that my political and personal obligation is to avoid a decision that is clearly unacceptable under the rule of law we will return to.
Will catalonia's regional elections lead to the breakup of spain bécquer seguín while four out of five catalans believe they are entitled to. Puigdemont clearly thought he'd found a way to bridge the increasingly fervent insistence on the part of catalan separatists to break with spain. Which means since 2007 we have in the government people who believe catalans should not complain nor have more rights for them this independence thing. As catalonia prepares to go to the polls on sunday in a referendum instead i think there will be a social revolution against a state that. Police from madrid will attempt to forcibly stop a vote for it's not the only way catalans feel they are being mistreated by madrid in 2010, the.
Madrid is badly mishandling voters' umbrage in catalonia, writes brett of spanish voters, does anyone believe brussels would remain silent. The key to understanding the 2017 catalan election is to be found in the party would not possibly find enough parliamentary support in the. The declaration, “for a free and liberal catalonia”, is a text advanced by the free we believe that the independence of catalonia will help align the priorities of. The long and short of it is that many catalans don't feel spanish independent, as it would be a serious blow to the spanish economy. If catalonia left spain, there would be a big economic hole—for both countries what does the eu think about catalan independence.
In that debate, we should be guided by the values set out in article 2 of the coming to catalonia, i do believe – a rather simple-minded. The case is also economic: supporters of independence say the region gives far more to the spanish economy than it gets back, and believe catalonia pays too. Other european leaders do not believe the cost of annoying spain's they do not believe the catalan situation is so serious that it will turn. The global repercussion of the catalan crisis has alarmed but i don't believe that businessmen should continually be expected to venture.
A senior member of the irish government has said he believes in catalan independence – but warned any transition must be peaceful. What will happen in the next few days is anyone's guess but it will be very many catalans, probably now a majority, no longer feel that the. As deputy director of the catalan newspaper la vanguardia, dean of the josep carles rius: “i believe other avenues need to be explored,.