His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Visits Nicaragua to Attend the Inauguration of President Ortega

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias arrived in Nicaragua to attend the inauguration of second-term President Ortega.  Accompanying the prince on this trip were Secretary of State for International Cooperation and Latin America, Jesus Gracia Aldaz, and the deputy director general for Mexico, Central America and Caribbean, Jose Antonio Hernandez Perez -Solórzano.

Upon his arrival, Prince Felipe was greeted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua, Samuel Santos Lopez, the wife of Spain’s ambassador to the Republic of Nicaragua, Schoenborn Clarisa de la Torre and staff of the diplomatic corps Embassy of Spain.

Later, the prince and his delegation met with President Ortega at the Casa de los Pueblos whereupon they discussed bilateral relations between Spain and Nicaragua.  Afterward, the prince headed on over to the residence of the Embassy of Spain where he had an audience with members of the Spanish community living in Nicaragua.

Source and photo courtesy of Casa de Su Majestad el Rey