Over the past two weeks, Catalonia has been making history. The whole world has seen what has been happening in the streets. But while these overwhelming events have been taking place, the main players of this historic moment have had to work and make important decisions, each from their own position, charged with hope but also with concern. These day-to-day decisions will determine the country’s future.
The team behind “30 minutes” has been following the president of the Catalan government, Carles Puigdemont; the vice president, Oriol Junqueras, but also the Foreign and Interior ministers: Romeva and Forn; the delegate of the Spanish government, Enric Millo; the leaders of pro-independence organisations Òmnium Cultural and the Catalan National Assembly (ANC): Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart; as well as the mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, and the socialist mayor of the town of Viladecans, among many other key figures.
With them, we have experienced some of the most shocking moments in the past decades. We found out how they felt in the face of the main events of the past few days.