Aznar op/ed in El MundoCatalonia, the Majestic and Loyalty


The Majestic is a magnificent hotel in Barcelona which, since May 1996, owes its popularity, on top of its quality, to a political pact. Actually, what was held there was not really a pact, but a dinner which sealed a long and complicated negotiation. The Popular Party had won the general elections, but did not have a sufficient majority to rule and Convergence and Union (CiU) had expressed its willingness to support a government of the Popular Party. The first Government of the Popular Party. The goal was to agree on the terms under which CiU would provide such support and which could also be accepted by the PP. Read the full article