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Al Pessin
October 31, 2012 2:49 PM
Spain’s worst economic crisis in a generation has sparked renewed interest in independence among people in the prosperous northeastern region of Catalonia. VOA's Al Pessin reports that local elections on November 25 are expected to solidify the position of the region’s governing pro-independence party, and could lead to a referendum on the issue.

Spain’s Economic Crisis Sparks Catalonia Independence Drive

Al Pessin

Published October 31, 2012

Spain’s worst economic crisis in a generation has sparked renewed interest in independence among people in the prosperous northeastern region of Catalonia. VOA's Al Pessin reports that local elections on November 25 are expected to solidify the position of the region’s governing pro-independence party, and could lead to a referendum on the issue.