A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Who’s Who, Where and Why!,” 15 JUNE 1990

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Who’s Who, Where and Why!,” 15 JUNE 1990 »

6 Oct, 2019
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Micahel Douglas and wife Diandra in Mallorca supervising the renovation of their newly acquired “dream house”// Spanish tenor Placido Domingo opening the glittering homage to Dame Magot Fonteyn at London’s Covent Garden; enthusiastic in their applause were Diana, the Princess of Wales, and Princess Margaret.// Paco Rabanne presenting his latest collection at Madrid’s fashionable Joy Eslava. //Spain’s Infanta Cristina celebrating her 25th birthday in New York and missing her uncle’s (ex King Constantine of Greece) 50th birthday party in London. Some 600 guests attended, including Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, the Prince and Princess of Wales, and Constantine’s sister and brother-in-law Queen Sofia and King Juan Carlos I of Spain. . .

CONTROVERSIAL KING JUAN CARLOS BIDS ADIOS TO PUBLIC LIFE

CONTROVERSIAL KING JUAN CARLOS BIDS ADIOS TO PUBLIC LIFE »

29 May, 2019
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Despite his abdication, King Juan Carlos still performed a few official duties such as attending cultural events and historic commemorations. He was very much present during last year's celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution. That constitution provided the framework for Spain's highly successful transition from dictatorship to parliamentary democracy. Come 2 June, however, he will no longer attend even the most transcendental and emotive of public celebrations

CRISTINA WHO?

CRISTINA WHO? »

10 Mar, 2017
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Doña Cristina has been acquitted of fraud complicity. Cristina who? Nobody. Just the sixth in the line of succession to the Spanish throne. The first ever of Spain’s royal family to be tried in court.

SPAIN’S INFANTA CRISTINA IS FIRST ROYAL TO BE TRIED IN COURT

SPAIN’S INFANTA CRISTINA IS FIRST ROYAL TO BE TRIED IN COURT »

21 Jan, 2016
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If found guilty, she may face up to eight years in jail

SPAIN TODAY: Greek Drama, Party in Magaluf, Infanta Cristina Exed

SPAIN TODAY: Greek Drama, Party in Magaluf, Infanta Cristina Exed »

8 Jul, 2015
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For good or bad there’s never a dull moment in the land of toros, playa and paella!

SPAIN TODAY: Royal First Communion on Distant Shores; la Vraie Paella; the Heroism of Madrid Folk

SPAIN TODAY: Royal First Communion on Distant Shores; la Vraie Paella; the Heroism of Madrid Folk »

7 May, 2015
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Choice news!

THE SPANISH KINGDOM AS VIEWED BY ITS NEW MONARCH: His Much-Awaited First Christmas Speech

THE SPANISH KINGDOM AS VIEWED BY ITS NEW MONARCH: His Much-Awaited First Christmas Speech »

29 Dec, 2014
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Having bestowed their approval on Felipe VI, his people were anxious to hear what he had to say in his first Christmas speech which – relief! – went over big with the audiences.

SPAIN’S KING JUAN CARLOS SAYS, “¿Abdicación?  ¡No, Gracias!” (23 Sept ’13)

SPAIN’S KING JUAN CARLOS SAYS, “¿Abdicación? ¡No, Gracias!” (23 Sept ’13) »

3 Jun, 2014
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The speculations on whether or not King Juan Carlos was abdicating reached fever pitch when he became visibly frail. But it seems definite he’s not stepping down — which is good for the country.

A MONARCHIST BLOGGER

A MONARCHIST BLOGGER »

22 Feb, 2013
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I would like to say my piece, and I hope your site will let me, on the Spanish monarchy that’s now going