South China Sea II Allende Commemoration II Uproar in Catalonia

Saturday, 23 September 2017 - 7:30am to 9:00am

South China Sea:  IPAN conference speaker James O'Neill outlines the US role in undermining peace.

Allende Commmoration The Commemoration of the 1973 Chilean Coup and Death of Salvadore Allende at Melbourne Trades Hall.

Uproar in Catalonia The referendum to decide if Catalonia would separate from the Spanish Union set for Oct 1 has been interfered with by Federal Government intervention. LATEST: (Saturday, September 23, at 1500 hours). The Catalan interior minister, Joaquim Forn, rejects the instruction of the Spanish interior ministry to place the Catalan police (Mossos d'Esquadra) under Spanish state control.

Forn says: "We do not accept this interference from the State. It blows up all the organs that the present legal framework provides to coordinate security in Catalonia."