The municipality of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat is Catalonia’s second city. It has a èpopualtion of more than 250,000 inhabitants, and is governed by the Partit dels Socialistes, (PSC). L’Hospitalet is one municipality that decided not to give permission to use municipal buildings for the referendum.
Former local MP José Vicente Muñoz is leading figure in local and national politics and has lived in Catalonia since the 1960s. He denounces the attitude of both the Catalan Government and the Executive of Mariano Rajoy.
“We need early elections in Catalonia and Spain because today the Catalonian government’s lost legitimacy by taking actions against the very laws that allowed it to exist, so there’s no government in Catalonia. Rajoy’s the same; his passivity has made this a much bigger problem than it should have been,” he insists.
Thousands did vote in healthcare centers and schools, like the Institut Vilumara were some incidents took place during a police charge on Sunday morning reports euronews’ Paco Fuentes.