The head of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Quim Torra, on Friday night, announced the need to restrict movement throughout Catalonia, which implies a restriction of entry and exit from its territory in order to avoid a “collapse” of the health system. In this sense, the head of the executive branch appealed to the Spanish government …More
FIRA de l’Aixada. Medieval fair in Manresa, Central Catalonia. 29.02.2020 – 01.03.2020
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Today, the Catalan Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Catalonia. A 36-year-old woman of Italian nationality, a resident of Barcelona, is infected. A few days ago, she visited northern Italy, the area between Bergamo and Milan. When she returned to Catalonia, she went to a clinic with mild symptoms of malaise. …More
Last Friday, the Archbishop of Urgell, Joan-Enric Vives, as President of Caritas d’Urgell, signed an agreement with the director of the CaixaBank Institution Center Catalonia, Joaquim Macià, according to which CaixaBank, in collaboration with “la Caixa” Welfare Projects, donates 25,000 euros to Caritas. The donation will be distributed among the five centers …More
The Association Pirineus Watt (PW) is developing a network of cultural routes, to promote the hydroelectric heritage and landscape of the Pyrenees. The first of them is the Pearson Route, named in honour of Frederick Stark Pearson, the engineer who in the early twentieth century contributed greatly to the production …More
Solsona is the main city and municipality of the “comarca” Solsonès in the Catalan province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. The mayor of the city, David Rodriguez, has been a member of the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) party since 2002. He told us about his political views on the independence of Catalonia, shared the main …More
SkiPallars is the umbrella brand that encompasses the mountain resorts of Pallars Sobirà. This brand evolved from the brand “GranPallars”. The resorts of Espot and Port Ainé are managed by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya and are focused on downhill skiing, although the increase of non-skiers and ski mountaineering visitors have brought them to …More
Girona is a city and municipality in northeast Catalonia, the capital of the “comarca” Gironès and the province of Girona. In 2018, 100,266 people lived in the Girona municipality. The city has its own airport, which is about 100 km from the airport El Prat (Barcelona). If Girona had a high-speed train (TAV) stop, its …More
Cardona has joined the project to recover the popular historical memory of wine and vineyard in the Bages Ceptinavi. For this reason, an appeal is made to all the locals who may have information related to the past of wine in Cardona to contribute to the project.
The contributions can be documents and photographs, but also …More
The action is part of the commitments agreed upon during the extraordinary Local Security Board, that took place in Figueres on September 19th, after the September shooting in the city.
Last week, an action was taken by the security forces of the Civil Guard and the National Police Corps against cross-border drug trafficking around the municipal …More