March 24, 2020
It is evident that Juan Carlos I is in the spotlight. As much as the coronavirus and the drama that it is causing in our country’s cause in the media not to talk about anything else, there are few that continue to be more than outraged to know the conclusions that you are reaching the investigation initiated by the prosecutor’s office in switzerland.
A research has revealed that, allegedly, the emeritus charged a commission of € 100 million coming from Saudi Arabia through a “straw” buyer. A mess of economic and media that has caused many, now, charge against the Bourbon.
Even his son, the current king Philip that, in a decision without precedent and that has left many with the mouth open, announced a few days ago to renounce the inheritance of his father, and, moreover, opting for removing your financial allowance.
The nights in Marbella
However, for many years, all those who are now criticizing the emeritus, he laughed thank you, and, above all, loaban your ability to influence and sell the brand Spain. It was precisely in the years after the dictatorship, already Juan Carlos I as Head of Statewhen Marbella became one of the key points of the social relations of the monarch.
It was there where they come to veranera many of the sheikhs saudi wealthy. A few sheikhs with which the now emeritus, he was a more than good friendship. A friendship and a few crazy nights in Marbella that it went missing to the foreign press. “Expelled five centuries ago by christian crusaders, the arabs are back in Spain, using its dollars on oil to buy the lands that were confiscated to their ancestors by the sword”, were aimed at the New York Times in 1981.
And one of the main protagonists was the King Fahd of Saudi Arabiawith whom Juan Carlos forged good relationships. “In 1977, king Juan Carlos strengthened the ties of Spain with Saudi Arabia on a state visit there, and regularly comes to Marbella to see the Prince Fahd when he is here”, pointing also to the above-mentioned means. A friendship that, now, years later, many see with other eyes.