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Spain’s royals cheered on visit to St. Augustine

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King Felipe VI of Spain toured St. Augustine’s centuries-old Spanish-built castle and other historic sites in his country’s former colony before addressing hundreds of well-wishers from a balcony downtown on Friday. Under cloudy skies, the king and his wife Letizia toured the oldest city in the U.S. to celebrate St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary and attend a meeting of the U.S.-Spain Council. Waving Spanish flags and shouting “Long live Spain” in Spanish, throngs of people including children let out of school…

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Spain’s King Felipe VI to visit Miami, St. Augustine in September

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The king and queen of Spain will head to Florida and Washington later this year, including their first official visit to the White House. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia will arrive in the U.S. on Sept. 14 and meet with President Barack Obama the next day. The king and queen will also visit Miami and travel to St. Augustine, Florida. The White House says the visit reinforces strong and lasting ties between Americans and Spaniards. Spain’s 47-year-old king was…

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