Prince Charles and Camilla’s tour to SAVE the Monarchy – ‘talk of becoming a republic’  – Today News
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Prince Charles and Camilla’s tour to SAVE the Monarchy – ‘talk of becoming a republic’ – Today News

October 24, 2019

 The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, and the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, are in the Caribbean for a whirlwind 12-day tour Simon Vigar, royal correspondent for Channel 5 News, claimed the purpose of the trip was for the Royal’s to win the “hearts and minds” of those in the Commonwealth, amid talks within some countries of the possibility of becoming a republic Vigar said: “In lots of those countries, including here there is talk of becoming a republic How Prince Charles was ‘greatly CONCERNED’ about Duchess Kate Thrifty Prince Charles spotted in at least 12-YEAR-OLD swimming trunks  “Talk, which may become louder, when Prince Charles becomes king  “This visit is very symbolic, diplomatically, and it follows on from the confirmation last year that he will be the next Head of the Commonwealth  “On this visit, he is visiting five of the 16 realms. “This trip is all about winning hearts and minds ” He added: “They don’t say, explicitly they want these countries to remain realms  “It is up to the people here, of course, but the Royal Family want to keep it 16 if they possibly can ” Prince Charles is preparing to become the next Head of Commonwealth after being appointed as the successor of the current Commonwealth leader, Queen Elizabeth II, in 2018  The royal couple arrived in St Lucia on Sunday and Prince Charles was quick to point out the importance of the 53-member association in his speech at the reception  Speaking to an array of guests, including St Lucia’s prime minister Allen Chastanet, governor-general Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac and British High Commissioner Steve McCready, Prince Charles said: “The Commonwealth has been a cornerstone of my life for as long as I can remember and, through all the unprecedented global challenge of these past seven decades, it seems to me that the Commonwealth remains as vital today as it has ever been  “Importantly, the Commonwealth brings us together and gives us the means to harness shared opportunities, as well as to address common challenges  “There is no greater challenge facing all of us, in my view, than that of global warming and climate change which, I know, poses nothing short of an existential threat to this island as it does to every part of this region ” During their tour, Charles and Camilla will also visit Cuba, marking the first-ever royal visit to the state  The arrival to Cuba of the royal couple is seen as a positive and politically-charged event by many residents on the island

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