Charles and Camilla were at the tiny airport of the capital city Kingstown welcomed by school children, with whom she in the go by for a chat made. Education, equal opportunities for women and conservation, are the focus of the royal visit to the 110,000 inhabitants storey island nation.
So Charles went quickly after arrival to the Prospect Mangrove Park, the only place on the main island of St Vincent where a mangrove forest is. The prince allowed himself to inform about the protection of this unique piece of nature and about the different species that live there.Abolish
The island nation in 1979, independently of the British, but retained queen Elizabeth as head of state. In recent years, has regularly spoken about the abolition of the monarchy and the proclamation of the republic. But as is the case in neighbouring Barbados is not yet come.
The St Vincent, belonging to the smaller islands of The Grenadines are members of the British royal family is not unknown. Also the exclusive island of Mustique belongs there, now popular as a sun destination of William and Catherine, and formerly the retreat of Charles’ aunt princess Margaret.