Catalan lawmakers elect Puigdemont, mayor of Girona, and a pro-independence parliamentary leader. The move signals a move toward more autonomy for the region, which is opposed by Spain. Girona, is expected to push for a unilateral split from Spain. Puigdemont
We begin an extremely important process, unparalleled in our recent history, to create the Catalonia that we want, to collectively build a new country.