In 1975, Queen Elizabeth II made her first official trip to Mexico during the government of President Luis Echeverría Álvarez and returned eight years later in 1983, when she visited Puerto Vallarta, during the administration of Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado. These two trips were full of diplomatic and tourist commitments where the Queen visited Guanajuato, Veracruz, and Acapulco, among others.
Both trips were in the company of her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, and met with some of the warmest welcomes ever recorded in the country for a state visit. Although relations between Mexico and . . .