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Prince Harry Concludes Jamaica Visit

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - March 9, 2012

Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller with Prince Harry during his visit (Photo: OPM Jamaica)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Prince Harry completed his four-day visit to Jamaica on Thursday, joined by students from schools across St James at Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport.

The Prince was met at the plane by National Security Minister Peter Bunting and several other officials, including members of the Jamaica Defence Force, with which Prince Harry participated in military exercises during the visit.

Prince Harry was in the country as part of the celebrations for his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

On Tuesday, he visited the Usain Bolt Track at the University of the West Indies, where he defeated the Jamaican sprinter in a friendly race.

On Wednesday, the Prince toured Falmouth, where he was welcomed by thousand of Jamaicans and tourists.

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