Carles Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont - Catalan - Spain Today

Catalonia’s deposed president Carles Puigdemont returns to Belgium on Saturday to keep pressing for his region’s independence after a Spanish judge dropped a European arrest warrant for him.

“My political activity will be based in Belgium, of course with the aim of pursuing the mandate by the people” for an independent Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont said in Berlin when he announced his return this week.Read More →

Carles Puigdemont - Catalan - Spain Today

Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said he was worried that the 55-year old, who faces arrest the minute he steps back in Spain, could now try to discreetly return to the parliament in Barcelona for a vote on his candidacy. “We’re making sure this cannot happen, at the borders and within the borders, everywhere,” Zoido told Antena 3 TV.Read More →