Catalan Independence Referendum Scheduled for October

In October of this year, Catalonia is headed back to the polls to vote on independence from Spain!

If you read our last article on the Catalonian independence movement, we covered how their provincial government had drafted a bill to give Catalan jurisdiction over a transition from Spanish rule. Now, the government in Catalonia is moving ahead with holding a referendum on independence, this October, despite any objections from Madrid.

The reaction in the Spanish capitol is as expected. According to an article from The Telegraph, Madrid would hold such a referendum to be illegal, which would be consistent with their past of quashing such attempts. They also went on to quote a Spanish government spokesman, Inigo Mendez de Vigo, about Catalonia’s latest plans for autonomy: “’This is just another strategic step that doesn’t lead anywhere.’”

The dismissive and defiant reception of Madrid to the latest Catalonian separatist ...

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