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Old 01-11-2012, 08:05 AM
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I think even if they went, this time they would not have posed with Inaki or gone outside!
Ha ha I agree
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I was wondering who this boy is sitting between Felipe and Letizia at the circus?

I too feel that even if they did go to Washington to visit that it would be top secret with the Urdangarins being persona non grata at the moment. It is sad for the children though to be almost estranged from their family through no fault of their own.
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:02 AM
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I was wondering who this boy is sitting between Felipe and Letizia at the circus?
He is Pedro, son of Cristina de Borbón Dos Sicilias and Pedro Lopez Quesada, who appear also in the photos.
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Old 01-14-2012, 10:48 AM
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When is the annual diplomatic reception being held - its normally the 3rd week of so of january is it going to be later this year
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Old 01-14-2012, 10:50 AM
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When is the annual diplomatic reception being held - its normally the 3rd week of so of january is it going to be later this year
The reception will be on january 24th
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Kings and princes of Asturias highlight the status of "great servant of the state 'by Manuel Fraga
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According to his obituary in todays Telegraph his relationship with the King was decidely formal but no love lost between the 2 gentleman.
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:35 AM
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King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofía, Prince and Princess of Asturias will attend the reception for the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Spain at the Royal Palace of Madrid on January 24

Recepción al Cuerpo Diplomático acreditado en España. Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España
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According to his obituary in todays Telegraph his relationship with the King was decidely formal but no love lost between the 2 gentleman.
Correct, and for that reason the Princes and not the Kings will attend todays funeral.
Manuel Fraga - Telegraph
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:59 AM
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Correct, and for that reason the Princes and not the Kings will attend todays funeral.
Manuel Fraga - Telegraph
I do not think that is the reason, if they had to go they have gone, as they went to the funeral chapel.

But the funeral, it is not a state funeral, the King's presence is not necessary or appropriate. Fraga was one of the "father" of the Spanish Constitution, in recent years have died two others, and has been the Prince who has represented the Royal Family.
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Why isn't it appropriate? If he wants to attend a funeral, he can.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:13 AM
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Why isn't it appropriate? If he wants to attend a funeral, he can.
As a private person he can attend, but officially he must treat everyone the same, more when we speak of representatives of political groups.
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As a private person he can attend, but officially he must treat everyone the same, more when we speak of representatives of political groups.
but then, why did Prince of Asturias attend before?
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:29 PM
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That's what Lula is saying, because Prince Felipe went to the other "parents" of the Constitution's funerals, he's the one going to Fraga's. If the King had gone to this one it would have looked as if he was favoring a political party or a politician above the others.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:42 AM
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Reception for the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Spain
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Old 01-24-2012, 12:04 PM
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Spanish Royals Receive Foreign Ambassadors

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