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Iberian of the Year 2012: Artur Mas

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Fuelled by the economic meltdown, the wave of pro-independence fervour in Catalonia became Spain’s most prominent political issue in 2012. At its crest stands Artur Mas. In germinating the seeds that could one day blossom into a new Iberian state, Mas, for better or for worse, has been the most prominent Iberian of the Year.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Iberians 2012, Spain News | Read More »

Artur Mas

Artur Mas

Fuelled by the economic meltdown, the wave of pro-independence fervour in Catalonia became Spain’s most prominent political issue in 2012. At its crest stands Artur Mas.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Iberians 2012 | Read More »

How did an independence vote become such a headache for Catalan nationalists?

Barcelona staged a vote on independence on Sunday, just days ahead of the Catalan parliament’s own debate on the same issue. But the region’s governing CiU nationalists are finding it hard to know where to stand.

April 12th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Catalan elections mark end of an era

The nationalists of CiU are poised to emerge as the region’s dominant force in the November 28 vote, with the Socialists set to suffer a brutal defeat.

November 25th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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