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Photo of Jimmy Carter compares Spanish Constitutional Court's errors with those of the US Supreme Court

02 July 2010 08:38 PM

Jimmy Carter compares Spanish Constitutional Court's errors with those of the US Supreme Court

Former US President received the prestigious Premi Internacional Catalunya award in its 22nd edition. In a speech before the ceremony, Carter talked about the situation in Catalonia and criticised the Constitutional Court's sentence. Carter also...
One of the meetings on decentralised cooperation today at the UN headquarters in New York

02 July 2010 01:05 AM

International cooperation model of Catalonia presented to the United Nations

Catalonia has participated in the United Nation's Development Cooperation Forum, which was held in New York City this week. The forum aimed to discuss the role of local governments in international cooperation.
Laporta (left) and Carretero (right), 3 months ago in a Reagrupament Assembly

01 July 2010 12:56 AM

Former FC Barcelona President will run in next autumn?s Catalan elections

Joan Laporta ends his term as Barça?s president today. He has created a new political party called ?Democràcia Catalana? (Catalan Democracy) which has Catalonia?s independence from Spain as its main objective. This week he will announce that he...
ANSA's website referring to the Statute's sentence

30 June 2010 12:16 AM

International press remains silent about the modification of the Catalan Statute

The Constitutional Court?s most important sentence in 33 years of democracy, which represents an inflexion point in Spain?s political model, has found no echo at all in International press. Not a single article in the main newspapers from France,...
Catalan President, José Montilla in the institutional speech reacting to the sentence and delivered this evening

29 June 2010 03:33 AM

Catalan elite, angry with the sentence, reivindicate the Statute of Autonomy approved in the referendum

President Montilla disagrees with the sentence but accepts it. However, he states that he is ?infuriated? with the sentence and asks for a citizen demonstration and a reflected political reaction. The Spanish Government flags the sentence as a...
The Spanish Constitutional Court and a copy of the Catalan Statute of Autonomy

29 June 2010 01:29 AM

The Spanish Constitutional Court shortens the current Catalan Statute of Autonomy

The expected sentence on the top Catalan law has finally arrived, via a sentence voted in blocks. The sentence dilutes national symbols, the use of the Catalan language, powers relating to Justice, and guarantees on financial transfers
The president of the Catalan government, José Montilla, and the Minister of Home Office, Joan Saura, during the ceremony

25 June 2010 04:29 PM

Catalan President José Montilla chairs the presentation of the United Nations Public Service Awards

The Declaration of Barcelona on Good Governance Practices and Transparency has been issued. It aims to foster and better explain the participation of citizens in political processes.
CiU's spokesperson in the Spanish Parliament, Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida

22 June 2010 09:43 PM

Labour Market Reform to be approved thanks to the abstention of the People?s Party and Centre-Right Catalan Nationalist Party

This afternoon the Spanish Parliament will vote on the labour market reform approved by Zapatero?s Government last Wednesday. The reform already entered into force but it can be modified or blocked today by the Parliament. Last Thursday, the...

22 June 2010 05:55 PM

Fourth round of independence consultations

47 Catalan municipalities invited their citizens to take part in the popular referendums. More than 580,000 Catalans have taken part in these non-legally binding acts held for the first time last December
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