The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been forced to cancel the first big engagement of their Caribbean tour, following a village protest in Belize and claims of “colonialism”.
The royal couple will arrive in the eastern Central American country today to begin an eight-day royal tour, but the first stop on their trip, a visit to Akte’il Ha cacao sustainable farm in the village of Boden Creek scheduled for tomorrow, will no longer go ahead.
Their request for a protest to take place on Sunday was turned down by police due to security concerns, so instead they gathered on Friday with banners that included the words “Prince William leave our land” and “Colonial legacy of theft continues with Prince and FFI”.
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