SPAIN: THE KING WHO LEFT THE PALACE AND WALKED OUT ON THE QUEEN

SPAIN: THE KING WHO LEFT THE PALACE AND WALKED OUT ON THE QUEEN »

5 Aug, 2020
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THE royal letter, from king to king: “A year ago, I spoke to you of my wish and desire to withdraw from institutional functions. Now, guided by the conviction to provide the best service to the Spaniards, their institutions, and to you as King, I am informing you of my well-considered decision to leave Spain at this point.” But what about the wife?

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: 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!

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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The monarchs of Spain greeting guests at a reception at the royal palace in Madrid

(Photo: Lola H. Robles)

INAUGURATION: WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE PEOPLE STOP LOOK AND LINGER AT ART EXHIBITIONS

INAUGURATION: WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE PEOPLE STOP LOOK AND LINGER AT ART EXHIBITIONS »

18 Feb, 2012
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by Rose Maramba

Photos: Inauguration of the Antonio López Exhibition, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, by Moreen