The Queen's Royal style and title in Antigua and Barbuda is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Antigua and Barbuda and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.
7 September 2017
Christopher Columbus sighted the larger island in 1493, and named it after a church in Seville, Santa Maria de la Antigua.
23 August 2018
The Queen's Royal style and title in Australia is 'Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth'
The Queen has a special Australian Standard (or flag), which she uses when travelling in Australia. It features one section for each of the six Australian states.
Since you became an independent country in 1966, you have continued to flourish and grow into a strong and confident nation.A message from Her Majesty The Queen to the people of Barbados on the 50th Anniversary of Independence
Let the party begin! "Mek wih go paaty" (in Kriol)A speech by Prince Harry at a Diamond Jubilee street naming ceremony in Belize
Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central America but, while English is the official language, the most commonly used language is Kriol, an English-based Creole dialect.
Belize was first settled by the Mayans nearly 3,500 years ago. British traders began to settle in the region in the seventeenth century and in 1862 it became a Crown Colony called British Honduras. The colony became a self-governing territory in 1964 and changed its name to Belize in 1973. It became an independent state and a member of the Commonwealth on 21st September 1981.
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Prince Philip and I were shocked and saddened by the news of the wild fires that are causing such devastation to Fort McMurrayThe Queen's message to the Governor General of Canada following the wild fires in Fort McMurray
8 April 2018
Published 19 July 2017
When in Canada, The Queen uses her Personal Canadian Flag.
Published 26 September 2016
I thank you from the bottom of my heart.A speech by Prince Harry at the University of the West Indies Law Facility, Jamaica
I hope that the new memorial will provide a place to remember, to grieve for what is lost, and to give thanks for what remainsA message from The Queen on the sixth anniversary of the Canterbury Earthquake in New Zealand
Published 12 October 2017