Showing posts with label article 155 of the constitution. Show all posts
Showing posts with label article 155 of the constitution. Show all posts

Friday, June 1, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

Madrid Blocks Catalan Councilors as Stand-Off Drags On

Madrid Blocks Catalan Councilors as Stand-Off Drags On
The Spanish government on Monday recognized the powers of newly-elected Catalan leader Quim Torra but objected to his choice of councilors - some of whom are being held in custody - and refused to ratify his chosen team, official documents showed.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Spanish gov't sees recovery of constitutional order in Catalonia

recovery of constitutional order in Catalonia
The Spanish government sees constitutional order in Catalonia recovering after former speaker of the Catalan regional parliament, Carme Forcadell, accepted the application of Article 155 appearing in a Spanish court on Friday.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Catalan leader’s statements should now be considered by court : Spanish authorities

Catalan leader’s statements
The Spanish government believes that statements by Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, dismissed from his office on Friday, should from now on be considered by the judiciary, the El Pais newspaper reported on Saturday.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Spanish PM dismisses Catalan gov't, calls fresh regional elections

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday announced the immediate sacking of Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and his government and called new elections in the region on Dec. 21.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

Catalan parliament declares independence
Catalonia's regional parliament has declared independence from Spain on in a disputed vote that is now likely to be declared illegal by Spain's constitutional court.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Spanish Senate invites Catalan leader to speak

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday was offered the chance to debate in the Spanish senate over the application of Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Without clear answer from Catalonia, Spain set to trigger Article 155

Catalonia's autonomy
Spain's government said Thursday it will move to impose direct rule over Catalonia -- an unprecedented action -- after the region's president refused to abandon independence push.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Madrid pourrait entamer la procédure de suspension de l'autonomie de la Catalogne dès le 19 octobre

Madrid pourrait entamer la procédure de suspension de l'autonomie de la Catalogne
La numéro 2 du gouvernement espagnol a confirmé le 18 octobre que Madrid chercherait à suspendre tout ou partie de l'autonomie de la Catalogne si les séparatistes ne renonçaient pas à déclarer l'indépendance dans les 24 heures.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Catalonia's response on independence is not valid : Madrid

Catalonia's response on independence
Catalonia has failed to clarify its stance on independence in Monday’s letter from the region’s leader Carles Puigdemont to Spainish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, according to Spain's Justice Minister Rafael Catala.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Madrid Gives Catalonia 5 Day Ultimatum To Clarify If It Declared Independence

5 Day Ultimatum
With Spain’s prime minister having opened earlier in the day the path for Madrid to use a constitutional “nuclear option” to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy, demanding that the regional government makes clear whether it considers itself independent, moments ago Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy gave Catalan President Carles Puigdemont a five day ultimatum to clarify whether he actually declared the region's independence in his speech devoted to the highly controversial referendum, and another 3 to "rectify it."

Rajoy to formally ask Puigdemont about independence status

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the Spanish prime minister called for clarification from Catalonia over its decision to suspend a declaration of independence the previous evening.

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