Prince Stops In Brazil

Prince Felipe stopped in Brazil this week to meet with local officials and business leaders.

His Royal Highness made stops in São Paulo after being in Chile for the inauguration of President Michelle Bachelet.

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In Brazil, Don Felipe also met with leaders of the Israeli community.

The Spanish Royals, like the government, have been working to promote closer ties with the Jewish diaspora.

King Juan Carlos, for example, recently met with a Sephardi Jewish leader.

Many Spanish Jews were ejected from Spain centuries ago.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Members of the Royal Family have made Brazil a key stop in their effort to promote greater economic ties between both countries.

Prince Felipe met with business leaders this week in Barcelona.
Prince Felipe met with business leaders this week in Barcelona.

Today Queen Sofia visited the stories city of Toledo to help launch a major exhibit of works by painter El Greco, who once worked in Toledo.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

In the coming days, Queen Sofia is scheduled to visit Guatemala. She has recently made trips to the Philippines and Bolivia.

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