On Saturday hosted two members of the British Royal family who visited for one day as part of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s ascension to the throne — the Diamond Jubilee. Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne and other state officials, during a ceremony at the Cruise Ship Terminal, welcomed to this country the Earl and Countess of Wessex — Prince Edward and his wife Sophie Rhys-Jones.

The couple planted trees at the Botanical Gardens in Kingstown — the oldest in the western hemisphere — and presented Duke of Edinburgh Awards and attended a luncheon at Government House

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