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Juan Carlos

Spain's King Attends His Last Parade Before Giving Up The Throne

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

MADRID (AP) — Spain's King Juan Carlos has presided over a reception ceremony for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in one of the monarch's last ...

Juan Carlos the King, and Juan Carlos the Man

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
Martin Varsavsky

I met King Juan Carlos on a few occasions. I also spent a couple of hours with him alone at his office. And what I saw was a great man who was trapped in a lifetime job he did not choose, a person who had to fight his own instincts to be a free man and struggle hard to stay on as king.

Why Felipe Must Go

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Corruption charges have touched almost every political leader in Spain. Yet impunity remains and dominates. Neither the King nor Prince Felipe has publicly denounced this calamitous form of public behavior. What a mediocre show.

Spanish Princess Named As Corruption Suspect

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

MADRID — In another blow to Spain's royal family, a court named Princess Cristina, the king's daughter, as a suspect Wednesday in a corruption c...

Ugly Corruption Scandal Turns Spain Against Its King

AP | JORGE SAINZ | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

MADRID — When King Juan Carlos appeared at a recent basketball game in front of thousands of subjects, he was greeted by persistent heckling and...

LOOK: Spanish King Hits Driver For Parking In Wrong Place

Posted 08.30.2012 | World

Spain’s King Juan Carlos I has shown before that he’s got a temper. The monarch, for example, once told Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to shut u...

Rick Scott's Elephant Of A Fail

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

As a GOP governor of Florida, one might think that Rick Scott would know how to deal with elephants. That's apparently not the case. Scott met with...

King Apologizes For Elephant-Hunting Trip

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 06.18.2012 | World

MADRID — In an unprecedented act of royal contrition, Spain's king apologized Wednesday for having gone elephant-hunting in Africa while everyda...