Barcelona News Today
The head of the Partido Popular de Catalonia (PPC), Alícia Sánchez-Camacho, insists that Mas speak clearly and warns that what he proposes is unconsititutuional (read story here). Barcelona unveils BEST, Barcelona Europe South Terminal, the most advanced commercial port terminal on the Mediterranean. It is expected to increase commercial trade between Europe and Asia. (read story here). A Baracelona brothel offers words rather than sex in exchange for cash. (read story here)
Mariano Rajoy, speaking at the Americas Society in New York, asks Artur Mas to give up on "short term" strategies and conform to the "the seriousness of the moment" (read story here). Local businesses gain strength as Barcelona residents return to neighborhood shops (read story here). The Barcelona Card, a card designed for tourists to the city, is evaluated as the sixth best in Europe (read story here).
El Punt Avui
The resolution agreed on Wednesday between nationalists and the left receives wide support in the parlament (read story here)