In honor of the throne anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II (95), Duchess Kate (40) and Prince William (39) are visiting several states in the Caribbean. But not everyone is in a festive mood. At the weekend they were forced to change their programme.
After the couple met at the airport in Belize City, they were scheduled to tour a cocoa farm in the Mayan village of Indian Creek. Due to the protest of the people, the visit was canceled for safety reasons.
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“Prince William, leave our country”
Residents accused the royal family of “colonialism” on the banners. Slogans such as “William, leave our country” and “The colonial legacy of robbery continues with the Prince and the FFI” can be read. Flora and Fauna International, or FFI for short, is a charity that William has headed since 2020. It owns a plot of land near the farm and is part of a land rights dispute. In addition, residents were angry that they had not been informed of the visit’s plans and that the couple wanted the helicopter to land on their soccer field.
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