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Damian Corrigan

Catalan 'Independence Referendum'

By November 24, 2012

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Tomorrow sees local elections in Catalonia, the region of Spain where Barcelona is found, which are being seen as a virtual referendum on whether Catalonia should break free of Spain and become an independent country or not.

The Guardian newspaper has published some excellent articles on the debate, from the perspective of Catalans and foreigners, businesses and individuals, showing both the for and against arguments about the move for independence. Check out some of them below:

Overview

The Argument For

The Argument Against

The View of Foreigners in Barcelona

The View from Big Business

See also: 100 Things to Do in Barcelona

 

 

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