Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Diamond Jubilee 2012: Prince Harry visits Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Brazil as a representative of Queen Elizabeth II

Day 1 (March 2)

Prince Harry arrived at Philip Goldson International Airport where he was greeted by   Diane Locke from the Belize Foreign Ministry and Belize Governor General Colville Young. {Photos} During his meeting with the Governer General, he celebrated the unveiling of the freshly minted "Queen Elizabeth II Boulevard" {Source}{Photos}

Day 2 (March 3)

He met with children and their families at an arts center on the Belizean-Guatemalan western border, as well as visit the Belizean Defense Force. In the late afternoon, Prince Harry hoped on his royal jet to head to the Bahammas where he was greeted and met with  the Guard of Honour of the Royal Bahamian Police Force and Band {Source}{Photos}.

Day 4 (March 4)

Prince Harry visited the Bahamanian Island of Harbour Island, where he attended a service at Christ Church Cathedral, accepted a painting on his grandmother's behalf from The Prime Minister of the Bahamas during a visit to the Government House, and visited with students of the island schools {Photos}. Before departing, he had dinner with one of his late mother's bridesmaids, who resides on the island and is a distant cousin of his, India Hicks {Source} .

Day 5 (March 5)

 Upon his arrival in Jamacia, Prince Harry was greeted by and inspected the Members of the Jamaican Defence Force. He began his tour with a visit to The University of West Indies, before touring two area hospitals. After his tours, he visited with the Prime Minister {Source}.

Day 6 (March 6)

During his visit to The University of West Indies, he ran a race with Usain Bolt {Photo}. He also unveiled the ‘Ring of Life’ at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) in downtown Kingston on the first full day on activities of his four-day official visit to Jamaica {Source}.

Day 7 (March 7)

He participated in a military exercise at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) headquarters and oversee the dedication of the JDF’s Rappelling Tower {Source} {Photos}.

Day  8 (March 8)

He ended his Jamacia tour in the afternoon by boarding his jet at  Sangster International Airport, where he headed to Brazil.

Day 9 (March 9)

Not sure....perhaps a travel day?
Day 10 (March 10)

Prince Harry arrived in Brazil. He arrived to promote the 2016 Olympic Games and promote tourism in the UK. He took part in a beach volleyball game, charity fun run (where he wore an unusual item of kit-a face mask of his brother, the Duke of Cambridge) and visited various British exhibits {Source}.

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