September 18, 2015
29 people from Menorca arrive for a three day visit to St. Augustine. Led by Sr. Luis Alejandre-Sintes and Ms. Kimberly Marshall of the U. S. Consular Agency, the delegation had a rare opportunity to meet King Philipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain and have a photo taken with their Royal Highnesses in front of Fr. Pedro Camps Statute in the Cathedral Courtyard.
the delegation enjoyed a walking tour of the Menorcan quarter in the historic district and the Tolomato Cemetery. They were later hosted by Susan and Jorge Herrera at Amistad on A1A South.
A reception was held at Aunt Kate’s Restaurant on A1A North hosted by local Menorcans Frank and Betty Usina. The group gathered to meet some of the local Menorcans. Presentations were made by the Mayor of St. Augustine, Nancy Shaver to the delegation and by Sr. Luis Alejandre-Sintes the leader of the delegation.