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German historian of the University of Bielefeld Christopher Kopper (L) and the President of Volkswagen in Brazil Pablo Di Si (R) uncover a plaque in memory of the victims of the last Brazilian military dictatorship, during the presentation of a report on Volkswagen's role during the dictatorship, at the headquarters of the factory in the city of Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, Dec. 14, 2017.

The Brazilian unit of Volkswagen "exhibited unreserved loyalty towards the military government" that ruled the South American country between 1964 and 1985, according to a report commissioned by the German automaker and released Thursday.

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The Spanish Justice dictates unconditional imprisonment for all the ceased Catalan government

 11/02/2017 - 18:20
Several people hold a estelada, the Catalan independence flag, at the gates of the National Court, in Madrid. EFE / Mariscal

The judge of the National Court Carmen Lamela has decreed unconditional imprisonment without bail for the ex-Catalan president Oriol Junqueras and for seven former advisors, while it has imposed a bond of 50,000 euros to the former advisor of Santi Vila Company. The dismissed president Carles Puigdemont and three other councilors are in Belgium and have resisted traveling to Madrid to testify before the judge.


The dismissed Catalan president decides not to appear before the Spanish Justice

 11/02/2017 - 18:08
Environment before the Palau de la Generalitat, on the first working day after the implementation of article 155 of the Constitution to face the secessionist challenge in Catalonia. EFE / Javier Etxezarreta

The State Prosecutor's Office accuses the dismissed president Carles Puigdemont for the crime of sedition and rebellion, crimes that could amount to 30 years in prison. While Puigdemont remains "refugee" in Belgium, nine members of his separatist cabinet have presented themselves on Thursday in Madrid to testify before the National High Court.


La Justicia española dicta prisión incondicional para todo el Gobierno catalán cesado

 11/02/2017 - 14:01
Varias personas sostienen una estelada, la bandera independentista catalana, a las puertas de la Audiencia Nacional, en Madrid.EFE/Mariscal

La juez de la Audiencia Nacional Carmen Lamela ha decretado prisión incondicional sin fianza para el exvicepresidente catalán Oriol Junqueras y para siete exconsejeros, mientras que ha impuesto una fianza de 50.000 euros al exconseller de Empresa Santi Vila para poder salir de la cárcel. El presidente cesado Carles Puigdemont y otros tres consejeros se encuentran en Bélgica y se han resistido a viajar a Madrid para declarar ante la juez. 


El presidente catalán cesado decide no presentarse ante la Justicia española

 11/02/2017 - 05:30
Ambiente ante el Palau de la Generalitat, en el primer día laborable tras la puesta en marcha del artículo 155 de la Constitución para hacer frente al desafío secesionista en Cataluña. EFE/Javier Etxezarreta

La Fiscalía del estado acusa al presidente cesado Carles Puigdemont por delito de sedición y rebelión, delitos que podrían suponer 30 años de cárcel. Mientras Puigdemont permanece "refugiado" en Bélgica, nueve miembros de su gabinete separatista se han presentado este jueves en Madrid para declarar ante la Audiencia Nacional.