News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain.

On November 15, 2012, at the Palacio Real de Madrid Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presented the XXI Premio Reina Sofía de Poesía Iberoamericana (Reina Sofia Award for Latin American Poetry) to poet, activist and former Catholic priest, Mr. Ernesto Cardenal.

Born in Nicaragua, Mr. Cardenal’s works reflect:

“…his personal radicalism throughout which he denounced suffering and the exploitation of the so called banana republics, a central theme of his national song.  In May 2005 Mr. Cardenal was nominated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature … “