I take it Arcadi Espada is joking:
We have obtained an impressive victory: citizens who write to European organisations in Catalan will have to send their letter to the Secretary of State for European Affairs, who will send to Brussels the text in Catalan and a copy in Spanish. The answer from Europe will be written in Spanish and sent to the above department, which will translate it into Catalan and finally forward it to the citizen.
Annual cost: around 1.5 million euros.
- Catalan in Europe
I only just found out that you can receive the European Parliament’s propaganda mag, Focus on Europe, in Catalan. The forked
- New administrative framework for Spain/Europe
Eurotopia–a Europe consisting of a host of regional statelets–is actually 15 years old, and was produced by historian Henk Wesseling on
- My political ambitions
If Montilla thinks that anyone from anywhere can be president of Bananalunya, then he’s obviously not smart enough to qualify himself.
- Nations and Europe
It’s extraordinary that there’s no discussion of the UK in the paper by György Frunda (via Arcadi Espada) being debated today
- Press freedom in Catalonia
How have Rafael Ramos, Josep Maria Casasús and other disgraces to journalism been able to survive so long at La Vanguardia?