Don Felipe and dona Letizia took advantage of their stay in Oviedo to meet, in a lunch, the grandmother of the princess and other relatives
Oviedo / Sardéu, O. S.
A rapid visit semi private road in that scarcely they were left to see. The Princes of Asturias came to the airport of past Ranón the twelve of the midday and went away only ten hours later. The fleetingness of the stay of their parents did that the Infanta Leonor was waiting for them in Madrid. The Asturians will have to wait to know the small one.
The Princes, both garments of grey, visited during an hour the injured men of the accident of bus of Pola de Lena in the Central Hospital and later they went to the Hotel of the Reconquest to have lunch with several relatives and friends, between whom there were the grandmother of dona Letizia, Menchu Álvarez delValle, and her aunt Henar Ortiz. In spite of the fact that it was hoping that to the midday they were going to the locality riosellana of Sardéu to eat in house of the grandmother, finally they chose to do it in the capital. Menchu Álvarez del Valle was departing course to Oviedo little before one o'clock at midday to meet her granddaughter.
Felipe and Letizia visit in the Central Hospital the children hurt in the accident of Lena's bus. The couple transmits a message of spirit to relatives and scouts in the Mother Infantile Center.
Affectionate, very nearby, and offering repeated samples of fondness, the Princes of Asturias transmitted yesterday personally their message of " spirit and solidarity " to the children and to the relatives of the group of boy scouts that had an accident of motor-coach, last Sunday, in Lena, during the visit that they realized to the Mother Infantile Center of the Central Hospital of Asturias, where they evolve favorably of the wounds registered in the desaster, in which they lost the life two minors and two monitors.
On eve of heir arrival to Asturias, the House of the Prince was confirming the interest of Felipe and Letizia to see, one to one, the children joined the sanitary center. Initially it was going to treat about a "private" visit.
One of the children asks don Felipe and dona Letizia if they bring some gift
The Princes of Asturias wanted to transmit yesterday personally their fondness and their solidarity to the children that they turned out to be wounded last Sunday in the accident of the bus in that they were returning to Gijon after taking part in a living together of boys scouts in León as well as to their relatives. Don Felipe and dona Letizia visited three of small deposited, which present a slighter forecast, being careful to avoid inconveniences those that still they find in serious condition in the paediatric uci of the Central Hospital of Oviedo. Besides, the Princes met eight of the families of ten minors who still remain hospitalized. The Princes spared effort neither hand squeezes nor smiles to give consolation.
" Read the whole story ". Aitor the 4-year-old, smallest 29 injured people in Senriella's tragedy, was encouraging yesterday in the room 442 of the Mother Infantile Hospital of Oviedo to the Princess Letizia to whom she was stopping reading the story that had begun. So, before the attentive look of the parents of the child and of the full procession who was accompanying the Princess of Asturias, Letizia Ortiz, mother newly released, continued reading during a quarter of hour more the infantile book. But, not to make to wait any more for other hospitalized children, ten in whole, she could not conclude the history. And she felt it. Another child asked them, her and don Felipe de Borbón, with natural infantile curiosity and probably confusing them with Princes Magicians, if, besides their presence, they had brought some gift.
They were only two anecdotes of the visit that the Princes of Asturias, don Felipe and dona Letizia, fulfilled at the last hour of yesterday morning, past the one, to three of the small ones hospitalized in the University Central Hospital of Asturias (HUCA) for the injuries that the accident of bus provoked them happened on Sunday: Sara Cavero Gutiérrez and 9-year-old Joel Rodríguez Estévez, and the small Aitor, which, without knowing it, turned, for his spontaneity, into the protagonist of the day. The Princess ovetense could know, of mouth of the professionals who attend to them, that ten children who still remain in this hospital evolve favorably. (...)
(..) The tour passed for the floors three and four of the center, where the stops of the Princes were happening: regards to other sick children, you come out in photographs with familiar and hard-working sanitary and many people who wanted to show them their fondness. Later, don Felipe and dona Letizia supported a meeting in the classroom of computers of the center with the relatives of eight of the entered children and also with several monitors of the group of boy scouts gijonés. (...) To the exit of the center, when someone had finished for the Princess Aitor's story, before entering the car, they had time to press hard the hands of several persons. " This visit was a consolation for all ", summarized the person in charge of the Hospital.
The director of the Cervantes will analyze, besides, the current reality of the Spanish and will expose the main lines of performance of the Institute for the next years. As more immediate appointments, they emphasize the inauguration for the Princes of Asturias of the new centers of the Institute in Palermo (Italy) and in Pekin, next June and July respectively, as well as the opening of other three centers in Brazil.
The Princes will inaugurate the Cervantes Institute of Beijing in July
Princes de Asturias will inaugurate next 14 of July the seat of the Cervantes Institute of Beijing, a building of 4,000 square meters located in the center of the Chinese capital and that will count on a great library that will be called "Antonio Machado" and on a great conference hall. "the 14 of July will be without a doubt a very important day for the Cervantes Institute, because there will be something Spanish and Hispano-American, physical and tangible, in that great country, almost continent, which she is Chinese, that has 1,300 million inhabitants", explained Caesar Antonio Molina today, director of the Cervantes.
The Spanish companies are protagonists in international scene
The Prince of Asturias highlighted today that ' in last three decades, and in a frame of stability without precedents ', the Spanish companies take to end ambitious operations, for what ' they are protagonists of the first order in the world scene '.
With these words, Don Felipe accompanied of the Princess of Asturias, closed the Days ' The value to tackle ', that assembled more than thousand businessmen and students to celebrate 50 anniversary of the creation of the Association for the Progress of the Direction (APD).