King May Meet Trump

The Spanish government is working on coordinating a meeting between King Felipe and U.S. President Donald Trump, news outlets reported.

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King Felipe during a recent meeting with Bolivian President Evo Morales.

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy met with the American president at the White House last year.

Now he is working on the King meeting trump during an upcoming visit to the U.S., outlets reported.

King Juan Carlos was the first head of state to meet with President Obama. Spain has been slower to arrange gatherings with Trump.

 

Royals Celebrate Easter

Members of the Spanish Royal Family were in Palma de Mallorca today for Easter services at the cathedral there.

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It’s the first time in several years that King Juan Carlos, who turned 80 earlier this year, attended the services.

In the coming days, the family will commemorate the anniversary of the death of Infante Juan, Don Juan Carlos’ father.

Focus On King Juan Carlos

The focus continues on King Juan Carlos, King Felipe’s father, following his 80th birthday this year.

Galician leaders have made His Majesty ambassador for life for the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route for Christians worldwide.

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A Saudi news outlet revealed Don Juan Carlos traveled to that country, where he keeps close ties with its rulers.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia are also vacationing for Easter, first in a secret location and soon will be seen in Mallorca as is custom.

Princess Irene Now Spanish

The Spanish government, via royal decree, has granted Princess Irene, Queen Sofia’s sister, citizenship in recent days.

Princes Irene of Greece and Denmark has long lived by her sister’s side at Zarzuela Palace outside Madrid.

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Queen Sofia with Princess Irene to her right.

The princes often stays outside the public eye, in her sister’s shadow, but is a key member of the family.

This week both women attended an event in Mallorca for Holy Week. The sisters are fond of vacationing in Marivent Palace in the city of Palma.

Both Queen Sofia and Princess Irene — daughters of late Greek king and queen Paul and Frderica — are said to enjoy Mayan culture and UFOs.