Interview with Javier Zarzalejos, MEP for the Popular Party

Javier Zarzalejos, eurodiputado del Partido Popular

The Popular Party MEP and member of the Justice and Legal Committees of the European Parliament, Javier Zarzalejos, was on El Balance with Federico Quevedo to talk, among other topics, about the arrest of Carles Puigdemont in Sardinia. Immunity as an MEP, up for debate Zarzalejos, first of all, sends a message of calm because […]

Interview with Jaime de Olano, PP deputy and vice-secretary for participation

Jaime de Olano, diputado del PP en el Congreso

The government of Pedro Sánchez finally granted pardons to the nine people convicted of the independence process in Catalonia. On their release from prison, those pardoned said they would continue to work for the independence of Catalonia. Jaime de Olano, deputy in the Congress and deputy-secretary of participation of the Popular Party talks about this […]

Interview with Alejandro Fernández, leader of the PP in Cataluña

Alejandro Fernández en el Parlamento de Cataluña

After the investiture of Pere Aragonés as the new president of Cataluña on Monday, the possible pardon for the prisoners of the pro-independence process is gaining relevance. The leader of the Popular Party in Cataluña, Alejandro Fernández, says with Federico Quevedo in El Balance that they will appeal. According to the president of the Catalan […]

Interview with Carlos Carrizosa, president of Ciudadanos in Cataluña

Carlos Carrizosa presidente de Ciudadanos en Cataluña en rueda de prensa

The investiture plenary session to form a new government in Cataluña will take place this Friday. In the last few hours, the president of the Parliament, Laura Borrás, has proposed Pere Aragonés as a candidate. Carlos Carrizosa, president of Ciudadanos in the Cataluña, spoke on El Balance with Federico Quevedo, who said that “catalan politics […]

Interview with Melisa Rodríguez, Ciudadanos national spokesperson

Melisa Rodríguez, portavoz de Ciudadanos

Federico Quevedo interviews Melisa Rodríguez, national spokesperson for Ciudadanos, on Capital Radio’s ‘El Balance’ programme. Rodríguez talks about the failures of the orange party in Cataluña and takes stock of the results of last Sunday’s Catalan elections. The spokeswoman comments on the framework that is opening up in the region and says that Salvador Illa “cannot present […]

Interview with Pilar Castellanos, founding member of Societat Civil Catalana – Madrid

Pilar Castellanos en El Balance

One day after the Catalan elections, Federico Quevedo interviews Pilar Castellanos, founding partner and first president of ‘Societat Civil Catalana – Madrid’ to evaluate the results. According to Pilar Castellanos, “Catalonia has been in a loop for many years and it is impossible to get out of it”. The representative of the Socialist Party, Salvador […]

Interview with Carlos Cuadrado, director of the Ciudadanos campaign in Catalonia

Carlos Cuadrado

On Capital Radio’s ‘El Balance’ programme, Federico Quevedo interviewed Carlos Cuadrado, Ciudadanos’ campaign manager in Catalonia. Cuardado shared different opinions on the results of the Catalan elections on Sunday, 14 February. The campaign director insisted on the importance of voting in these elections despite the complications arising from the pandemic. He also pointed to the […]