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King and Queen of Spain mark 210th anniversary of the Battle of Bailén

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain marked the 210th anniversary of the Battle of Bailén on 19 July in the city of Bailén in Jaén. They were accompanied by Reyes Maroto, the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and were received upon arrival by Susana Díaz, the President of the Junta de Andalucía; Alfonso Rodríguez de Celis, the government delegate in the Autonomous…
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King Felipe visits Queen Sofía National Art Centre Museum with President Barack Obama

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain and former United States President Barack Obama visited the Queen Sofía National Art Centre Museum on Saturday, 7 July in Madrid. Casa Real dubbed the trip a “private visit.” The King received President Obama at the Nouvel Gate upon the latter’s arrival. Obama, who is in town to attend the International Summit on Technological Innovation and…
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San Antonio hosts King Felipe and Queen Letizia

San Antonio, Texas, was host to King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain yesterday. The King and Queen are currently in the United States to celebrate the tricentennial of New Orleans, Louisiana, and San Antonio. Today, they will spend day two in the city. Tuesday, their…
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Spanish King and Queen end trip to New Orleans and travel on to Texas

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia concluded their trip to New Orleans, Louisiana, for the city’s tricentennial yesterday before moving on to San Antonio, Texas, to celebrate that city’s 300th anniversary, as well. Lousiana was a Spanish colony from 1763 to 1802. Of course, Texas is another former colony of Spain from 1690–1821. Their trip later moves on to the US capital…
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King and Queen of Spain host lunch for Mexican President and First Lady

Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain have hosted a lunch for the President and First Lady of the United Mexican States at the Palace of La Zarzuela in Madrid, which is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. President Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Mrs Angélica Rivera are finishing a tour of Europe in which they have visited the city of Hanover in Germany and the…
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