The majority ruling Political Party of St Kitts and Nevis, The St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party joins their country, the entire league of Caribbean Nations, and nations across the globe in extending most profound sympathies to the royal family and Britain on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The UK’s longest-serving monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades (70 Years) has passed at the age of 96.
The Queen died on Thursday, September 8 2022, at Balmoral, her summer home in Scotland, surrounded by members of the royal family.
Queen Elizabeth II was a global matriarch, revered and respected for her dedication, humanitarian efforts, sovereignty, and enormous contributions within the Caribbean and worldwide.
Although the passing of the Queen signifies the end of an era, the legacy of her care, concern for humanity, and strong sense of duty will live on forever. Her life personified stability, grace, righteousness, and dignity.
Queen Elizabeth’s eldest son Charles, 73, automatically ascends the royal throne to take up responsibilities of king of the United Kingdom and the nominal head of state of 14 other countries, including Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. His wife Camilla is now Queen Consort.
The leader of the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) and the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis also shared a statement extending his deepest and most profound condolences to the Queen’s family, the government and the people of the United Kingdom, following the official announcement of her Majesty the Queen’s Demise on Thursday, September 8, 2022.
As the protocol dictates, all flags in the federation of St Kitts and Nevis will fly at half mast till the funeral services of Her Majesty the Queen are concluded.
In his address to the nation, The King announced that his eldest son, Prince William, will be taking on his former title and take up responsibilities of the Prince of Wales with his wife, the former duchess of Cambridge, Kate taking on the title of the princess.
He also mentioned that he wanted to extend his love to his younger son, Prince Harry and his wife, Megan, who both continue to build their lives overseas.