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Prince William hints that royals will not stand in way of Bahamas becoming republic

Prince William hints that royals will not stand in way


Prince William hinted that the British royal family would support the Bahamas’ decisions about its future on the third stop of a Caribbean tour that has been marred by protests over Britain’s colonial past in the region.

“We support with pride and respect decisions about your future,” the Duke of Cambridge said at an official reception in Nassau on Friday, hosted by the island’s governor-general. “Relationships evolve. Friendship endures.”

Prince William, the second in line to the throne, has been on a week-long tour of Caribbean Commonwealth countries with his wife Kate Middleton in honor of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.

Protestors have dubbed the royals’ Caribbean trip the “colonial tour,” with demonstrators demanding that the royal family apologize for its role in the slave trade that saw millions of African slaves being shipped to the region to work under inhumane conditions.

Prince William is on a Caribbean tour.
Sipa USA via AP

In Jamaica on Tuesday, protestors outside the British High Commission in Kingston demanded that the British monarchy pay reparations for its role in the slave trade, according to reports.

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness told Prince William that his country was “moving on” in remarks that suggested the country would go the way of Barbados, which became a republic last year and removed the Queen as its head of state.



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