The Queen of Spain began her second day in Honduras with a meeting with the Spanish NGOs active in the humanitarian response to hurricanes ETA and IOTA in the Sula Valley area. It is estimated that the hurricanes have affected 40% of the population and have caused a magnitude of damage which has been exacerbated by the impact of the pandemic.
After the meeting, Her Majesty travelled to the Coronel Armando Escalón Espinal Air Base, where she was received by the President of the Republic of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández and First Lady Ana García. At the hangar, a meeting was held on the devastation caused by the hurricanes ETA and IOTA, the Queen also saw a sample of the material aid sent by the Spanish cooperation.
Afterwards, Queen Letizia went to the Oswaldo Lopez de Arellano Basic Education Centre accompanied by the President and First Lady, where she received explanations of the educational project by the Secretary of State for International Cooperation.
The Queen then travelled to Instituto Patria where she toured the shelter established there. During the visit, Her Majesty had the opportunity to converse with displaced people and aid workers. Concluding the two-day trip, a lunch was hosted by the President of the Republic of Honduras at the Operations Center of the 105th Brigade.
Queen Letizia arrived in a casual ensemble wearing slim olive chinos teamed with her ivory Carolina Herrera Belted Linen Jacket and Panama Jack boots.