Amidst the storm in Catalonia, Mariano Rajoy found time for a visit to Palma. | Pere Bota
Catalonia and Majorca nationalism
Events in Catalonia dominated the news last week and they had their inevitable impact in Majorca. The two sides of the Catalonia debate were clear enough. At a conference of Partido Popular regional leaders in Palma, words against the referendum included those of the general coordinator of the party, Fernando Martínez-Maíllo. Carles Puigdemont, he said, "was lying to the Catalans, he knows there won't be a referendum".