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Juan Carlos Declared King of Spain After Franco’s Death in 1975

Today in Latin American history, Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco in 1975. Francisco Franco led an uprising and took control of Spain after the Spanish Civil War in 1939. He presided over a military dictatorship until his death. continue reading »

Spain Looks to Include Andalusia Region in Gibraltar Talks

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said here Friday that he is in favor of a four-part dialogue - Spain, Britain, Gibraltar and Spain's Andalusia region - to overcome current tensions surrounding the Rock. continue reading »

Spain’s Princess Cristina Moving to Switzerland for Work, Husband to Remain in Barcelona

Princess Cristina, the younger daughter of Spain's King Juan Carlos, will move to Geneva for work reasons, while her husband will remain in Barcelona pending continue reading »

Moroccan King Releases 48 Imprisoned Spaniards At Request of King Juan Carlos

King Mohammed VI on Tuesday ordered the release of 48 Spanish citizens imprisoned in Morocco in response to the request that Spain's King Juan Carlos made of him during the latter's recent visit to Rabat, the palace said. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Downplays Health Issues

Spain's King Juan Carlos denied being "extremely sick" and described the state of his health as a "matter of screws," a reference to the back and hip operations he has undergone over the past few years.

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Former Pres. Bill Clinton Visits with King Juan Carlos at Royal Zarzuela Palace

King Juan Carlos on Tuesday welcomed former U.S. President Bill Clinton to Zarzuela Palace, where the pair discussed the economic outlook for Spain and the European Union. continue reading »

Ex-Business Parter Accuses Urdangarin of Abusing Royal Connections

Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spanish King Juan Carlos I, used the "very good relations" between the Spanish monarchy and former Mexican President Felipe Calderon to pursue business opportunities in the Latin American country, the lawyer for Urdangarin's ex-business partner said. continue reading »

Spanish Government: Royal Family and Monarchy Here to Stay

Spanish government has announced its commitment to maintaining a monarch and Spain's royal family. This confidence vote comes at a time when the monarchy is under seige for various reasons. continue reading »

Spain Sends Condolences for Argentine Flood Victims

Spain's King Juan Carlos has sent a telegram to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez expressing his condolences to the families of those who died in the recent floods in the South American country, and stated his support for the Argentine people in this catastrophe, sources in the royal household told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish King Returns to Palace After a Week in Hospital

Spanish King Juan Carlos left the hospital where he underwent a back hernia operation six days ago and will continue his rehabilitation at the Zarzuela Palace, his official residence. continue reading »

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos began rehabilitation exercises on Tuesday, while the operation for a herniated disc that he underwent last weekend continues to mend "in a positive way," doctors said Tuesday. continue reading »

King Juan Carlos’s Back Surgery Scheduled for Sunday

King Juan Carlos will be operated this Sunday at a Madrid hospital for a herniated disc, yet another surgery following the hip operation he underwent last Nov. 23. continue reading »

Spanish King Juan Carlos Denies Plans to Abdicate

Spain's King Juan Carlos has not considered for one moment the possibility of abdicating nor plans to do so, officials at the royal palace told Efe on Friday. continue reading »

Spanish King Thanks Peña Nieto’s Efforts in Rape Case

Spain's King Juan Carlos called Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to thank him for his efforts in helping catch the individuals who raped six Spanish tourists last week in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, Royal Household officials told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish King Calls on Military to be Prepared for Security Threats

The economic crisis poses "a threat to the security" of Spain and the armed forces must maintain the military capability to defend the national interests, King Juan Carlos said in an address Sunday. continue reading »

King Juan Carlos Urges Spaniards to Regain Confidence

Spain's King Juan Carlos expressed his concern about the lack of jobs in his country and the fact that many youths have to look for work abroad, but expressed confidence that Spaniards can regain their confidence and overcome the crisis. continue reading »

Spanish Royal Family Joins YouTube Community

Images of the official activities of Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, as well as Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, can now be viewed on YouTube. continue reading »

Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain Artifacts Sold at Auction

The collection of objects and memorabilia belonging to Queen Victoria Eugenia, grandmother of Spain's King Juan Carlos, was sold at auction here Monday for 157,000 Swiss francs ($168,000). continue reading »

Spanish King Juan Carlos To Undergo Hip Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos said here Friday that next week he will undergo surgery on his left hip. The monarch made the announcement during a dinner he hosted for heads of state who traveled to Cadiz for the 22nd Ibero-American Summit. continue reading »

HS News Celebrates Spain’s National Day

Today all of Spain is celebrating La Fiesta Nacional de España known as Spain’s National Day. The national holiday celebrates the day Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas in an expedition funded by the Spanish Crown. continue reading »