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Montevideo, September 23rd 2018 - 22:18 UTC

Tag: Carme Forcadell

  • Monday, September 25th 2017 - 10:40 UTC

    Madrid and Barcelona clash over control of the Catalonia police force

    Carme Forcadell, the speaker of Catalonia’s regional parliament, told a Barcelona crowd: “I ask you to go out and vote. Vote for the future of Catalonia.”

    Spain’s central government and regional Catalan authorities argued this weekend over who controls the regional police force that is considered key to the success of a planned independence vote for the north-eastern region. The exchanges came as thousands of Catalan separatists rallied in public squares in Barcelona and other towns on Sunday in support of a disputed referendum on independence of from Spain.