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People opposed to the independence of the Catalonia region of Spain, hold Catalan and Spanish flags during the holiday known as Dia de la Hispanidad, Spain's National Day in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Spain is in recession and under pressure to fix its finances while celebrating the day Christopher Columbus discovered America in the name of the Spanish Crown. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)