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William and Kate wave goodbye to Belize: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge board flight to Jamaica

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have boarded a flight to Jamaica and waved goodbye to Belize as they put together to face additional anti-royal protests throughout their tour of the Caribbean. 

A coalition of Jamaican politicians, business leaders, medical doctors and musicians have known as in an open letter for the British monarchy to pay slavery reparations because the nation marks its sixtieth anniversary.

And the group are anticipated to stage a protest right now exterior the British High Commission in Kingston, when William and Kate are due to arrive within the nation for a two-day go to as half of their Caribbean tour.

The letter, quoted by The Independent newspaper, says: ‘We notice with nice concern your go to to our nation Jamaica, throughout a interval once we are nonetheless within the throes of a world pandemic and bracing for the total affect of one other world disaster related to the Russian/Ukraine battle.

‘Many Jamaicans are unaware of your go to as they battle to address the horrendous fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, exacerbated by pre-existing social and financial hardships inherited from our colonial previous.

Prince William and Kate are seen at Philip S. W Goldson International Airport as they depart Belize and board a flight to Jamaica during their tour of the Caribbean

Prince William and Kate are seen at Philip S. W Goldson International Airport as they depart Belize and board a flight to Jamaica throughout their tour of the Caribbean

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ahead of boarding a plane departing from during two-day visit on their tour of the Caribbean on behalf of the Queen to mark her Platinum Jubilee

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge forward of boarding a aircraft departing from throughout two-day go to on their tour of the Caribbean on behalf of the Queen to mark her Platinum Jubilee

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a reception hosted by the Governor General of Belize at Cahal Pech yesterday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a reception hosted by the Governor General of Belize at Cahal Pech yesterday

A group of Jamaican leaders are expected to stage a protest outside the British High Commission in Kingston (file image)

A gaggle of Jamaican leaders are anticipated to stage a protest exterior the British High Commission in Kingston (file picture)

‘We additionally notice that your go to is an element of the celebrations to mark the seventieth Anniversary (Platinum Jubilee) of the coronation of your grandmother – and the sixtieth Anniversary of Jamaica’s Independence. 

‘We see no cause to rejoice 70 years of the ascension of your grandmother to the British throne as a result of we imagine her management, and that of her predecessors, have perpetuated the best human rights tragedy within the historical past of humankind.’ 

Also right now, dancehall musician Beenie Man – actual title Anthony Moses Davis – mentioned Jamaicans don’t need Prince William to go to as a result of they’re nonetheless ‘managed by the British’ and the royals are ‘not doing something for us’. 

The Jamaican artist instructed ITV’s Good Morning Britain: ‘We are simply right here, managed by the British, dominated by the British regulation whenever you go within the courtroom, it is all in regards to the Queen and the Queen serve and the Queen this and that.

‘But what are they doing for Jamaica? They’re not doing something for us. If Harry was coming folks would react totally different, persons are going to meet Harry, however William… we do not need to see that.’ 

Kate and William will arrive in Jamaica right now on what’s the following cease on their eight day tour of the Caribbean, and obtain a official welcome into the nation.  

William and Kate yesterday at the Mayan ruins at Cahal Pech in Belize, hosted by Belize's Governor General Froyla Tzalam

William and Kate yesterday on the Mayan ruins at Cahal Pech in Belize, hosted by Belize’s Governor General Froyla Tzalam

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dressed to impress at a reception hosted by the Governor General of Belize yesterday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge dressed to impress at a reception hosted by the Governor General of Belize yesterday

The Duchess of Cambridge speaks with guests as she attends a special reception at the Mayan ruins at Cahal Pech yesterday

 The Duchess of Cambridge speaks with visitors as she attends a particular reception on the Mayan ruins at Cahal Pech yesterday

They will then journey to King’s House for a meeting with the Governor General of Jamaica Sir Patrick Linton Allen and later rejoice the sporting and musical heritage of Jamaica. 

The Cambridges will keep in Jamaica till Thursday once they depart for the Bahamas. Opposition in Jamaica comes after the couple’s tour started in controversial circumstances in Belize. 

Kate and William had been compelled to pull out of their first main engagement following protests from villagers who had been offended at being instructed they’d to tidy up their soccer area to permit the couple’s helicopter to land in it so they might go to a close-by cocoa farm. They accused the go to of perpetuating colonialism.

The engagement was changed with a go to to a chocolate producer earlier than the royals travelled to the cultural centre of the Garifuna group in Hopkins. 

The demonstrators are concerned in a long-running row with state officers over what they are saying was communal land taken from them in the course of the British colonial period which has now been purchased by a conservation charity that William is patron of.   

The Duchess of Cambridge drinks water from a vine at the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB) in Belize yesterday

The Duchess of Cambridge drinks water from a vine on the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB) in Belize yesterday

The Duchess of Cambridge was pictured learning tropical forest survival techniques with the Duke in Belize yesterday

The Duchess of Cambridge was pictured studying tropical forest survival strategies with the Duke in Belize yesterday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB) in Belize yesterday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge go to the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB) in Belize yesterday

The Duke and Duchess visit the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB) in Belize yesterday

The Duke and Duchess go to the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB) in Belize yesterday

The couple were taught how to survive, live and fight in the jungle environment by troops in Belize yesterday

The couple had been taught how to survive, dwell and battle within the jungle setting by troops in Belize yesterday

It comes as William mentioned yesterday that the ‘vigilance’ wanted to safeguard democracy was being examined in Ukraine as he reiterated his pledge to ‘stand with them in solidarity’.

The Duke’s phrases of help got here as his tour of Belize with the duchess drew to a detailed, and he quoted from the Queen’s 1994 handle to the nation’s parliament which highlighted how people wanted to work collectively to safeguard freedoms.

And in a lighter second the duke revealed his son Prince George retains up along with his mother and father’ worldwide journeys by sticking pins in a map.

Speaking within the shadow of the Maya ruins at Cahal Pech, close to San Ignacio, at a reception hosted by the Governor General Froya Tzalam, William quoted from the Queen’s 1994 speech.

He instructed the visitors: ‘She mentioned ‘I’m proud to affiliate myself along with your dedication that social justice and personal freedom ought to flourish below the rule of regulation. 

Kate yesterday in Hopkins, a village on the coast which is considered to be cultural centre of the Garifuna community in Belize

Kate yesterday in Hopkins, a village on the coast which is taken into account to be cultural centre of the Garifuna group in Belize

The Duke of Cambridge dances during a traditional Garifuna festival in Belize yesterday during the tour of the country

The Duke of Cambridge dances throughout a conventional Garifuna pageant in Belize yesterday in the course of the tour of the nation

William quickly got his wife involved in the dancing in Belize as bystanders gathered to take pictures of the royal couple

William rapidly received his spouse concerned within the dancing in Belize as bystanders gathered to take footage of the royal couple 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed off their incredible dance moves much to the delight of Belize crowds yesterday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge confirmed off their unimaginable dance strikes a lot to the delight of Belize crowds yesterday

Prince William was seen in hysterics as he tried to show off his moves whilst dancing during a Garifuna festival yesterday

Prince William was seen in hysterics as he tried to showcase his strikes while dancing throughout a Garifuna pageant yesterday

‘It is at all times harmful, nevertheless, to be complacent and to assume that democratic values will take care of themselves. Vigilance in defending them is required’.’

In his speech delivered within the early hours, he added: ‘Her Majesty went on to say that ‘Most of all, democracy is safe-guarded by teamwork – the person wills of all residents, every pulling collectively in direction of the identical goal’.

‘Sadly, elsewhere on the earth, that vigilance is being examined right now in Ukraine. Belize has joined many others in condemning the invasion and standing up for the rules of worldwide regulation, peace and safety.

‘Today we predict of these struggling in Ukraine and we stand with them in solidarity.’

William, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have all spoken out in help of Ukraine in current weeks, because the nation battles Russian forces after President Vladimir Putin’s troops invaded the nation nearly 4 weeks in the past. 

Villagers in Indian Creek staged a protest over the visit of Prince William and Kate to Belize last Friday

Villagers in Indian Creek staged a protest over the go to of Prince William and Kate to Belize final Friday

The charm offensive in Belize got off to a rocky start last Friday when villagers in Indian Creek (pictured) staged a protest

The attraction offensive in Belize received off to a rocky begin final Friday when villagers in Indian Creek (pictured) staged a protest 

The duke additionally handed on the ‘very warmest needs from my grandmother, the Queen of Belize’, on the event of her Platinum Jubilee’.

Speaking about his son George in the course of the reception held to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the duke mentioned ‘We allow them to know the place we’re and he finds us on the map and places a pin in it and shares with the others.’

The duchess wowed the visitors sporting a shocking vibrant metallic pink dress designed by Vampire’s Wife with a Maya embroidered bag.

The couple met group leaders, well-known Belizeans, and members of Government, within the presence of the Prime Minister, Johnny Brienco.

In his speech William additionally highlighted Belize’s battle in opposition to Covid telling the visitors: ‘The final two years of the Covid-19 pandemic have been massively difficult however it’s reassuring to have heard from so many individuals that issues are on the up.’  

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