By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – King Juan Carlos I of Spain arrived in Brazil this week for high-level meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral economic ties with Brazil. Although mutual business interests, new deals and the Eurozone crisis comprised the official agenda, the ongoing immigration issues were also addressed, with both countries reaffirming their respect for each other.

After arriving in Brasília on Monday, the 74-year-old monarch met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and a number of ministers, including the Minister of External Relations Antonio Patriota.

Rousseff said “the spirit of mutual . . .

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