Saturday, May 25, 2024

Platinum Jubilee

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Prince William and Kate excited to visit Belize in March

On Thursday, February 24th, it was officially announced that Belize would be one of three Commonwealth nations the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, and wife Kate Middleton will visit in their upcoming Caribbean tour starting March 19th. The Royal Highnesses are making these visits on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for the Platinum Jubilee. The other countries they will visit include Jamaica and the Bahamas.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years in the British monarchy and head of the Commonwealth

On Monday, February 7th, royal gun salutes echoed in London and Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, marking Queen Elizabeth II's 70th year on the throne. The celebration dubbed 'Platinum Jubilee' celebrates the 95-year-old British royal, who has become the world's oldest and longest-reigning monarch. As per the Royal Family's web portal, the historic Platinum Jubilee celebrations will span throughout the UK, the Commonwealth of which Belize is part of, and worldwide. The Queen is Belize's official Head of State, represented by Governor General Froyla Tzalam.