Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Felipe & Letizia are in NYC

The Prince and Princess of Asturias are in New York City on an official visit. But don't expect to find much coverage by the New York City media. The three New York city dailies (Times, News and Post) have not had any coverage. But here is a link from one source about the visit.


It is not a snub. Dignataries visit NYC every day, and the local papers cannot chase every one. In New York, the prince and princess are just one of many.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They made the front page of the Washington Post:

Foreign Firms Eye Stimulus Dollars
Some Have Expertise U.S. Companies Lack

By Dan Eggen
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, March 23, 2009; A01

Spain's Prince Felipe and his wife, Princess Letizia, visited New York and Washington last week on an unusual mission for one of Europe's most glamorous celebrity couples: to drum up business for Spanish companies from the U.S. economic stimulus package.

"Only by working together with U.S. businesses and government, as well as coordinating our needs and priorities, can we get our countries, and world, back on track," Felipe said at a Manhattan business luncheon, which also featured former vice president Al Gore. etc.