Royals Depart Barbados For Cuba Visit

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Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, left Barbados today after an official two-day visit on March 19 and 24. They departed the Grantley Adams International Airport aboard a Royal Air Force Voyager aircraft at 12:50 p.m. on their way to Havana, Cuba. Prior to their departure, the Prince of Wales was given a Royal …

Royals Attend Church Service

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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall wrapped up their official visit to Barbados and several eastern Caribbean islands by attending a church service this morning at The Cathedral Church of Saint Michael and All Angels. The service, which was held for Their Royal Highnesses, was led by the Bishop of Barbados, Michael Maxwell, and attended by Governor General …

Royals To Depart Barbados On Sunday

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Britain’s Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will bid Barbados farewell on Sunday, following their tour of Commonwealth nations this week. Their Royal Highnesses will attend a church service in the morning, before leaving the Grantley Adams International Airport in the afternoon, on their way to Cuba to continue their Caribbean tour. During their one-day visit on Tuesday, their …

Prince Charles Lauds BDF Field Medical Facility

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The Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Field Medical Facility came in for high praise from the Prince of Wales, during a tour of the facility at the Garrison on Tuesday. Flanked by Chief of Staff of the BDF, Colonel Glynne Grannum, and the Chief Medical Officer of the BDF, Major Dr. Rene Best, Prince Charles was briefed about the facility, and …

Lionel Richie Is Prince’s Trust New Ambassador

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The Prince of Wales has named Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter, Lionel Richie, as the Global Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust International. The announcement was made during a reception at the Coral Reef Club Hotel in St. James, during the official visit of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to Barbados yesterday. While at the reception, Prince Charles …

Young & Old Entertain Prince Charles

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Seniors and the youth were stars of the show at the Soroptimist’s Senior Citizens’ Village yesterday, as they took to the stage to entertain visiting British Royal, the Prince of Wales. Students of the Eden Lodge Primary School performed poetry and song.  In the poem, Island Treasure Barbados, penned by Deighton R. Alleyne, the students had some sound advice for …

Prince Charles: “Barbados Is A Remarkable Island”

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The heir to the British throne, Charles, Prince of Wales, has showered praise on Barbados for its community activism, championing global environmental issues and inspirational leaders. His comments came as Their Royal Highnesses attended an official reception held in their honour last night at Government House. Present were Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, Prime Minister  Mia Amor Mottley, Chief Justice …

Their Royal Highnesses Visit Heroes Square

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Hundreds of Barbadians and visitors alike braved the warm weather earlier today to welcome Prince Charles and wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to Barbados. Barbadians of all ages took up every vantage point in The City, including the Chamberlain Bridge, to get a glimpse of the Prince, who was dapperly attired in a khaki suit and highly polished brown shoes. …

Royals To Visit To Barbados

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Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, will begin an official visit to Barbados on Tuesday, March 19, as part of a Caribbean tour of a number of Commonwealth nations. Prince Charles’ last official visit to the island was in 1970. Their Royal Highnesses will have a packed schedule of official engagements, including meeting with …

Road Closures In B’town During Royal Visit

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The Prince of Wales will be visiting Parliament, National Heroes Square and the Nidhe Israel Synagogue in Bridgetown, on Tuesday, March 19.  As a result, the following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.: Wharf Road, Broad Street, High Street, Marhill Street and Palmetto Street. In addition, vehicular traffic will not be allowed to …