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Barcelona in unofficial referendum votes for independence from Spain

Monday, April 11th 2011 - 22:32 UTC
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The citizens of the Spanish city of Barcelona voted on Sunday by more than 90% in favor of independence for the province of Catalonia from the central government in Madrid. Read full article

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  • Billy Hayes

    Catalonia, basque country, scotland, north ireland, wales....and kelperland.

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 03:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stick up your junta

    the Mapuche, Kolla, Wichí and Toba peoples

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 07:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    maybe Santa Cruz?

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 09:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • riomarcos

    Visca Catalunya lliure i independent!

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 01:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rectifying Madness

    Interesting to see how this goes. I'm an advocate of self-determination but wonder how successful this new country could be. Spain, and more largely Europe, have dwindling influence on the world stage and the only way that would be able to change would be if European countries integrate more and not less.

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 05:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    Soon Belgium will be Vlaanderen (the good) and Wallonie (the ugly and lazy)

    Apr 12th, 2011 - 08:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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