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Spain’s next threat: Losing 20% of its economy – CNN.com

Spain’s next threat: Losing 20% of its economy – CNN.com. London (CNN) — It’s September 11, 2012. The National Day of Catalonia. And an estimated two million people are on the streets of Barcelona waving banners “Catalonia — The next state in Europe” and “Independencia.” Separatist Catalans are calling for sovereignty from Madrid and the […]

Diada 11S2012 – CNN

Throngs push Catalan independence amid Spain’s economic crisis From Al Goodman, CNN September 12, 2012 — Updated 0211 GMT (1011 HKT) Catalonian independence supporters gather in Barcelona on Sept. 11 amid anger at Spain’s financial crisis. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Turnout of Tuesday’s protest is larger than expected Spain’s economic crisis fuels demonstrations Catalonia’s regional president pushes […]