Spain’s Queen Letizia to visit Dominican Republic and Haiti


According to Dominican Today, Queen Letizia of Spain will hold meetings next week with the Presidents Danilo Medina (Dominican Republic) and Jovenel Moise (Haiti) to discuss Spanish cooperation projects in these countries in areas such as gender equality, democratic governance or rural development.

She will arrive in Santo Domingo next Sunday and will conclude her tour in Haiti next Wednesday.

The monarch’s busy agenda includes keeping abreast of the various humanitarian aid programs, especially in education and women, said Spanish Foreign Ministry sources quoted by EFE.

She will kick off her tour in Monte Plata (east) Dominican Republic, where she will visit a water distribution project and, afterwards, a comprehensive disability care center (CAID) with Medina’s wife. [She] will also visit a facility that assists pregnant teens in Baní and a banana production cooperative in Azúa. Her stay in Santo Domingo will conclude with a lunch hosted by Medina and his wife in the National Palace on Monday.

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