Royal news: Queen’s health fears as Sophie and Edward suddenly cancel overseas tour | royal | News

The announcement was made today by Palacio. Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, were set to set out on their journeys on April 22 as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

However, without any explanation as to why it was removed, Grenada was removed from the list of countries.

The royals were scheduled to visit Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from April 22-28.

But they will no longer visit the country after “consultation with the Government of Grenada and on the advice of the Governor General.”

In a statement, the Palace added that the couple hope to pay a visit at a later date, but did not confirm a new time.

The royals will depart tomorrow and meet with communities, local businessmen and artisans and the youth of the islands as they mark the momentous milestone for the monarch.

During his visit to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Prince Edward will meet athletes training for the Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Birmingham this summer.

It comes after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were criticized for parts of their recent Caribbean tour.

In March, part of Prince William and Catherine’s Caribbean tour was canceled due to opposition from locals.

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The queen is understood to be in good health but has some mobility issues.

Last month, her son, the Duke of York, accompanied her to a memorial service for her late husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, in his first major official engagement in six months.

She has been delegating more and more public appearances to other royals.

In addition to the Maundy service, Charles stood in for the Queen at the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey last month.

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