Figuer is safe in Wisconsin.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41780116Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct ruleCatalan Parliament voted to declare independence with a majority of present members (70 out of 82, in a 135 member parliament). Surprised how low that turnout was; you'd think with something as big as independence everyone would show up.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is dissolving the Catalan parliament and calling snap local elections after MPs there voted to declare independence.
Theo Francken, Belgium's immigration minister, said over the weekend that an asylum application was "not unrealistic" but Prime Minister Charles Michel later said it was "absolutely not on the agenda".
Spain's Attorney General José Manuel Maza called on Monday for rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds charges to be brought against Catalan leaders.If found guilty of rebellion, Mr Puigdemont could face a jail term of up to 30 years.
A Spanish judge has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four aides who have been last seen in Brussels.
https://apnews.com/47706f1c47504175b814d681c58d5c3fQuoteA Spanish judge has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four aides who have been last seen in Brussels.Think we're at the "you asked for this" level of it's happening.