Leadership row derails Catalan unilateral independence


Catalonian Regional President Artur Mas eyes his papers during the weekly Catalonian regional government cabinet meeting in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 29 December 2015

To the “Mas or March” question, the answer was March

A leadership row derailed the cause and process of Catalonia's unilateral secession.

Negotiations for the formation of a government in Catalonia are going nowhere, since September 27th voters gave secessionist part a majority of seats in Parliament, but not a majority of votes. Still, the secessionist parties agreed in October to pass a bill leading Catalonia to unilateral secession. They agreed on little else since.

Unilateral secession is now off track. Secessionist parties in Spain have...

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