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Spanish Government Seeks to Remove Catalan President, Suspend Autonomy

 10/23/2017 - 04:44
El primer ministro español quiere aprobar una ley para suspender el gobierno catalán y convocar elecciones regionales. La medida debe ser aprobada por el Senado. Foto: EFE/Juan Carlos Hidalgo

Spain's prime minister on Saturday assumed the jurisdiction needed to dissolve the Catalan parliament, dismiss the region's government and call for elections as Catalonia's autonomy was reeled back in response to its recent independence bid, which was deemed unconstitutional by the Spanish judiciary.

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