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Old 02-15-2019, 08:05 AM
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Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall: Tour of the Caribbean & Cuba - Mar 17-29, 2019

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will undertake a tour of selected Caribbean countries this March.

The couple will visit St Lucia, Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines,
St Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

The tour will take place between March 17 and 29, 2019.

March 17 and 18 - St Lucia
March 19 - Barbados
March 20 - St Vincent and the Grenadines
March 21 and 22 - St Kitts and Nevis
March 23 - Grenada
March 24 to 27 - Cuba
March 27 - Cayman Islands


"The visit will highlight the longstanding relationship with these Commonwealth Realms & the British Overseas Territory of The Cayman Islands. TRH will visit Cuba to highlight the growing bilateral relationship with the U.K. & showcase the cultural links between the two countries."

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Old 02-15-2019, 08:10 AM
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Chris Ship @chrisshipitv 9m9 minutes ago
Prince Charles and Camilla’s historic trip to Cuba will take place from Sunday 24 March. The first ever visit to the state by a British Royal will take in Havana and the island’s south coast. The @foreignoffice says it won’t stop UK’s ‘open and frank’ dialogue on human rights.

Roya Nikkhah @RoyaNikkhah 10m10 minutes ago
Charles and Camilla will be welcomed by Cuba's president, but Clarence House says they have no plans to meet with Raul Castro. Their visit will take in the classic cars, dance studios and boxing gyms of Havana, where Prince Charles will learn more about Cuba's organic farming.

Lizzie Robinson @LizzieITV 10m10 minutes ago
The President of Cuba, Miguel DŪaz-Canel, will host an official dinner for the couple during their stay. They will also attend a wreath laying ceremony for the essayist and poet Jose Marti, visit one of the country’s leading dance studios and view British classic cars.


Charles and Camilla will be in Cuba from March 24th to 28th, flying home on/by the 29th.
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:44 AM
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Wonder if a (leased) "royal yacht' will be used like the last time they toured the Caribbeans.
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Old 02-15-2019, 01:15 PM
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This should be interesting. I think it has been about a decade since they have done an official tour of the region.

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Wonder if a (leased) "royal yacht' will be used like the last time they toured the Caribbeans.
I doubt it, they got a lot of criticism for the yacht.
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Old 02-15-2019, 01:20 PM
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It’s going to be a difficult visit for Camilla. She really minds the heat and humidity.
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Old 02-15-2019, 01:22 PM
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Itís going to be a difficult visit for Camilla. She really minds the heat and humidity.
I suspect she will spend a few days in the area before the start of the tour to acclimatise and work through her jet lag.
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Old 02-15-2019, 03:17 PM
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Well I live in Barbados. No idea that they were coming. But there are plenty British tourists here for cricket. Camilla better come prepared...it is HOT! They will be very sun tanned when they leave to go back to the UK.
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Old 02-15-2019, 03:45 PM
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Well I live in Barbados. No idea that they were coming.

The visit has only been confirmed this afternoon.
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Their Royal Highnesses will visit 6 countries, 10 islands and 1 Overseas Territory, and undertake 50+ engagements throughout their tour.
https://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/pre...st-vincent-and

Sounds like a very interesting tour.
Now Iím really curious to see where the Cambridges go on tour this year, since I was expecting them to finally go to the Caribbean.
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Now Iím really curious to see where the Cambridges go on tour this year, since I was expecting them to finally go to the Caribbean.
I think it will be a tour in Africa, or perhaps, part of the M-E.
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Old 03-11-2019, 05:51 PM
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Not sure if this has already been posted, but Clarence House has just tweeted this programme.
https://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/pre...st-vincent-and
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Its their 1st visit to Cuba which will be historic,looking forward to this trip.
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Do we know what time they are arriving? Which RR are going? Havenít seen anything on twitter and only Chris Jackson on Instagram.
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Looking forward to this tour including the historic stop in Cuba

They are actually my favorite couple to watch on a tour. Harry and Meghan in second but back a bit.
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The Prince of Wales has arrived in St Lucia:



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To begin the visit, The Prince is meeting with Prime Minister Allen Chastanet and Governor-General Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D14z3MlXcAIqLbP.jpg

Prince Charles is attending an event to celebrate 40 years of St Lucia’s independence.
A military parade involving police, members of the fire service and cadets kicks off the celebrations.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1107395637958639616

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Old 03-17-2019, 05:28 PM
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Video of his arrival:
https://twitter.com/paroyal/status/1...960052224?s=21

I would just like to shout out that I have sat in that room that Prince Charles is in, in the picture eya posted. It's the First Class/Business Class Passenger lounge.
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Looking forward to this tour including the historic stop in Cuba

They are actually my favorite couple to watch on a tour. Harry and Meghan in second but back a bit.
As much as I like following all royal tours, Charles and Camilla are tied with Harry and Meghan just about evenly. Both couples actively show that they're enjoying where they are and with what they are doing. That, to me, makes all the difference. I also have to admit that for a tour in a warm climate, I look forward to Camilla's outfits the most.
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Great to see the first photos. Wonderful welcome and parade

Is Camilla not joining him in St Lucia??

I agree Osipi, I like her fashion in warmer countries.
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No, Duchess of Cornwall will join him in Barbados on 19 March.
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