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Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest monarch, turns 95 on Wednesday, but there will be no public celebrations just days after she bade farewell to her husband of seven decades at his funeral.
Prince William denied on Thursday that Britain's royals were racist after Meghan, wife of his younger brother Harry, said one unnamed member of the family had asked how dark their son Archie's skin might be.
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's 99-year-old husband, spent a second night in a London hospital after he felt unwell at Windsor Castle and was admitted in what Buckingham Palace said was a precautionary measure.
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's 99-year-old husband, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure after feeling ill with an ailment that is not related to COVID-19.
The Cayman Islands welcomed the Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, on 27 March for their final stop of an 11-day Caribbean tour. The royal couple had an official two-day visit to the country, which included visiting the Sister Islands.
Prince Charles and Camilla’s 29‑hour visit to the Cayman Islands in March cost the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service $132,148.58 in overtime expenses.
Prince Charles and Camilla’s royal tour of the Caribbean, which included a whirlwind one-night stay in the Cayman Islands, cost British taxpayers almost half-a-million dollars, according to data released by the royal family.
Cayman rolled out the red carpet for royalty Saturday morning, when it celebrated the official 93rd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II with warmth and symbolic pomp and circumstance.
A framed picture of Prince Charles, 70, carefully stroking a rare blue iguana has been presented to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park by Pinnacle Media.
The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Cayman Islands revealed Thursday that the guest speaker for its 2019 gala, to be held on Oct. 5 at The Ritz-Carlton, will be Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.
The governor has called for everyone to show tolerance and respect amid an increasingly fractious debate over same-sex marriage rights in the Cayman Islands.
The following is the transcript of Prince Charles's speech in front of Cayman’s leaders and well-wishers during a reception, Thursday, at Pedro St. James. - Ed
For Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, receiving his MBE from the heir to the British throne in front of his friends, family and colleagues is a moment he will never forget.
Barely a week into its service, Cayman’s new police helicopter carried some precious cargo.
Prince Charles has urged the Cayman Islands to help “lead the world” in the global fight against climate change and other environmental threats.
Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, officially opened Jasmine Villas, Cayman’s new hospice and palliative care facility, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.
Prince Charles said it had been “a great joy” to visit the Cayman Islands as he delivered a farewell speech at Pedro St. James Castle Thursday night.
“This is truly the people’s airport,” Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell declared as the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall officially opened the new expanded terminal Wednesday.
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, charmed crowds across the Cayman Islands on a whirlwind tour of the British Overseas Territory.
Large crowds do not often assemble on Cayman Brac, but hundreds gathered Thursday on the island’s Bluff to see Prince Charles cut the ribbon on the new 25-metre swimming pool – his first task upon arrival in the Sister Islands.
To the legions of organisers, hosts, participants and spectators who helped make this week’s royal visit a heartwarming, rousing success: Thank you and well done. Together, we showed Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and the world the very best of our ‘beloved isle, Cayman’.
Throughout Wednesday and Thursday, this page will be updated regularly with ongoing news coverage of the royal visit to the Cayman Islands by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
The Cayman Islands is rolling out the red carpet to welcome the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to these shores.
The following is a schedule of public events and parking and transport arrangements for the royal visit of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
When dashing young naval officer Prince Charles touched down on the islands in 1973, a smitten reporter swooned about his “sun-streaked hair” and “brilliant blue eyes”. When Queen Elizabeth II herself dropped in for a 24-hour visit in 1983, it was truly a historic moment.
Motorists are advised that traffic diversions will be in place around the airport and other landmarks during the royal visit on Wednesday and Thursday.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has issued an advisory prohibiting drones from several restricted areas later this week when the Princes of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Cayman.
Government has released a schedule of public events that Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will attend on Wednesday and Thursday.
Government is holding an opening ceremony featuring Prince Charles next Wednesday for the redeveloped Owen Roberts International Airport terminal, but the project will not be finished by then.
The Caribbean tour of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, is under way, with the royal couple spending Tuesday on the beaches of Barbados on their way to Cayman next week.
When Prince Charles visited Cayman on July 14, 1973, the trip was mostly for rest and recovery.
The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued new stamps to commemorate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May wedding.
“Your Excellency, the parade is formed up and ready for your inspection, sir,” Police Inspector Courtney Myles announced to Governor Anwar Choudhury on Saturday morning at the Queen’s Birthday parade and ceremony.
The Queen’s Official Birthday is on Saturday, and Cayman will be celebrating with a slate of events.
None were impervious to the royal wedding fever Saturday, as millions set their gaze on Windsor Castle to view the highly anticipated nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Anyone in Cayman who wants to tune into the royal wedding Saturday will be in for an early start.