King Felipe traveled to Panama at the end of June to attend the new president’s inauguration and celebrate Panama City’s 500th anniversary.
Panamanian officials unveiled a monument in Old Panama City in honor of His Majesty’s visit.
The King met with the country’s outgoing leader, Juan Carlos Varela, and the new president, Laurentino Cortizo.
As prince, King Felipe used to visit Latin America often, a role that then fell on his father. But King Juan Carlos recently announced his retirement from public life.