Artur Mas


Catalan president and leader of the Catalan Convergence and Unity... News PhotoArtur Mas,Barcelona - Spain,Catalonia,Democracy,Election,Giving,Horizontal,Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida,Leadership,Political Party,Politics,President,Press Conference,Secretary-General,SpainPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPCatalan president and leader of the Catalan Convergence and Unity party (CiU), Artur Mas (2nd R), and Secretary general of the CiU, Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida (R), give a joint a press conference in Barcelona on November 26, 2012. Catalonia's fight for statehood and a historic divorce from Spain floundered today after a snap election left no single party in command. Mas' centre-right nationalist alliance, Convergence and Union, remained well ahead in the vote but its share of the 135 parliamentary seats plunged from 62 to just 50. AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)