Prince Harry will be jetting off to the sunny Caribbean shortly on the request of granny, known to the rest of us as, Her Majesty The Queen.
However, on this trip, Prince Harry won’t be speaking with the media.
The fifth-in-line to the throne will visit the Caribbean between Sunday, 20th November until Sunday, 4th December; which coincides with the 50th Anniversary of Independence for Barbados, the 50th Anniversary of Independence for Guyana, and the 35th Anniversary of Independence for Antigua and Barbuda.
The Observer Media in Antigua had contact with Kensington Palace who notified them that Prince Harry would not be taking part in any interviews, saying: “There are no current plans for Prince Harry to give any media interviews during his tour of the Caribbean.”
The email did go on to say that they will “let [them] know if anything changes”.
Prince Harry will be starting his tour off in Antigua and Barbuda for his two-week trip.
Last October, when the current British Prime Minster David Cameron visited Jamaica and Grenada, he also refused to grant the Caribbean press any interviews. The Association of Caribbean Media Workers, as well as other media outlets in Jamaica and Grenada, did not accept this news lightly.
A spokesperson for the Media Workers’ Association of Grenada said at the time that: “We are firmly of the view that those protocols should not run contrary to the expected operations of a free media in a democracy such as ours.”
One working theory as to why Prince Harry will not give any interviews this tour is that he would surely be asked about his rumoured romance with actress Meghan Markle, pulling focus from the reasons the prince is in the region and the work he is doing.
The 32-year-old had previously visited Barbados officially in 2010. However, it will be his first official visit to all of the other countries on the itinerary.