Queen Letizia Storms Central America

Queen Letizia spent most of the week on a landmark whirlwind tour of Central America.

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Her Majesty’s stops in Honduras and El Salvador mark the monarch’s first international solidarity and cooperation visits of her young tenure.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Such trips, which include visits with local leaders and citizens, are meant to highlight and promote Spanish aid efforts.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

By taking on the task, Queen Letizia is following in the footsteps of Queen Sofia, known for her international aid promotion trips.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

The trips are also a chance for Spain to promote cultural and economic relations with its former colonies.

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