Cat­alo­nia au­thor­ity dis­solved

Houston Chronicle Sunday - - NEWS RECAP - From on­line re­ports

On Fri­day, Spain dis­missed Cat­alo­nia’s pres­i­dent and Cabi­net and dis­solved its Par­lia­ment hours after law­mak­ers in the au­ton­o­mous re­gion de­fied Madrid and voted to de­clare in­de­pen­dence.

Span­ish Prime Min­is­ter Mar­i­ano Ra­joy called new elec­tions as part of an un­prece­dented push to seize con­trol.

Santi Pala­cios / Associated Press

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