King Juan Carlos Attends Colombia Peace Deal Signing

King Juan Carlos traveled to Cartagena, Colombia this week to the signing ceremony for the peace accord between the country’s government and the FARC rebel group.

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The King with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

Don Juan Carlos’ attendance — wearing white along with other heads of state — shows the importance Spain gives to relations with Latin America.

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The relationship is mostly reciprocal. Latin American leaders tend to give members of the Spanish Royal Family particular attention during their trips to the region.

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