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Prince Charles and Camilla arrive in Grenada for tour

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall today flew to the fifth stop on their whirlwind tour of Caribbean – and received a warm West Indies welcome.

The couple are in Grenada where they will learn more about local agriculture and the history of cocoa and spice production on the island.

Charles and Camilla are currently on a marathon 12-day tour of the region, visiting six countries in 12 days and undertaking a staggering 50 engagements, despite both now being in their seventies.

They have already taken in St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, St Kitts and Nevis and will tomorrow become the first British royals to ever visit communist Cuba in an historic four-day visit.

Prince Charles donned a pair of stylish sunglasses during an official welcome ceremony in Grenada today

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall today flew to the fifth stop on their whirlwind tour of Caribbean - and received a warm West Indies welcome

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall today flew to the fifth stop on their whirlwind tour of Caribbean – and received a warm West Indies welcome 

The couple will learn more about local agriculture and the history of cocoa and spice production on the island

The couple will learn more about local agriculture and the history of cocoa and spice production on the island

Charles and Camilla seem to be having a swell time during their most recent trip where Camilla was seen carrying a clutch bag with cherries on it

Charles and Camilla seem to be having a swell time during their most recent trip where Camilla was seen carrying a clutch bag with cherries on it

They have already taken in St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, St Kitts and Nevis and will tomorrow become the first British royals to ever visit communist Cuba in an historic four-day visit

They have already taken in St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, St Kitts and Nevis and will tomorrow become the first British royals to ever visit communist Cuba in an historic four-day visit

Camilla has teasingly hinted that she and her husband may even be tempted to try their hand at some salsa.

The tour is being undertaken at the request of the British Government to strengthen and highlight diplomatic, political, economic and cultural ties in the region.

It is also seen as an important validation of the Prince’s confirmation last year that he will inherit the role as Head of the Commonwealth from his mother, the Queen.

Each of the five islands visited so far are part of the family of nations, which will take on an even more crucial role for the U.K. post Brexit, and still have the Queen as their head of state, making them British realms.

Each of the five islands visited so far are part of the family of nations, which will take on an even more crucial role for the U.K. post Brexit

Each of the five islands visited so far are part of the family of nations, which will take on an even more crucial role for the U.K. post Brexit

The tour is being undertaken at the request of the British Government to strengthen and highlight diplomatic, political, economic and cultural ties in the region

The tour is being undertaken at the request of the British Government to strengthen and highlight diplomatic, political, economic and cultural ties in the region 

The couple were greeted by The Governor General, Dame Cécile La Grenade, before being whisked off to the new Parliament Building in St George's

The couple were greeted by The Governor General, Dame Cécile La Grenade, before being whisked off to the new Parliament Building in St George’s

Pictured: a banner welcoming Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Grenada as they attend an official ceremony with the prime minister

Pictured: a banner welcoming Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Grenada as they attend an official ceremony with the prime minister

On arrival at Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport, the couple were greeted by The Governor General, Dame Cécile La Grenade, before being whisked off to the new Parliament Building in St George’s.

Later they will attend an official welcome ceremony and reception with Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Mitchell, at the Grenada Houses of Parliament Building

The prince will also plant a tree at Government House and enjoy a visit with his wife to the House of Chocolate, where they will be lucky enough to enjoy a brief tour, a tasting session and try a sip of ‘Cocoa Tea’, a traditional style chocolate beverage.

They will also enjoy the sounds of steel pan musicians and dancers in a local spice market and visit a booth selling Nut-med – a nutmeg-based pain relief cream – and jams, jellies and syrups, which are manufactured from the fruit of nutmeg. 

Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attend a meeting with Prime Minister Keith Mitchell and Governor General of Grenada Cecile La Grenade during their visit

Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall attend a meeting with Prime Minister Keith Mitchell and Governor General of Grenada Cecile La Grenade during their visit

Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall sign a guest book next to Governor General of Grenada Cecile La Grenade

Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall sign a guest book next to Governor General of Grenada Cecile La Grenade

Britain's Prince Charles talks with Grenada's national youth swimming team as he tours the Parliament during

Britain’s Prince Charles talks with Grenada’s national youth swimming team as he tours the Parliament during

A general view of Grenada where Charles and Camilla will be embracing the local sites and cultures on their visit

A general view of Grenada where Charles and Camilla will be embracing the local sites and cultures on their visit 

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