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Security risk cuts Fiji trip short

The Duchess of Sussex whispered to an aide just minutes before she was whisked out of a market due to a "security risk".

She was visiting the Suva Municipal Market to do a walk-around, which was swamped by massive crowds hoping to catch a glimpse of this.

Meghan Markle spent just six minutes of her scheduled 20 minutes at the market and

"When she got into the the market she looked really disengaged, not her usual self at all, "they told UK newspaper The Mirror.

"She stopped talking to a pineapple seller on one of the stalls and had a very blank and disengaged look on her face, which is very different from her.

" It was very hot and humid in there

"Efter at have snakket om for en stund, brød hun afsted og talte med den samme aide igen før hun blev whisked out of the market very soon after."

Pictures showed members of the security team and local authorities looking flustered as they quickly guided Meghan out.

The Duchess gave an apologetic wave to her fans as she was escorted out, brushing her fringe out of her face.

Thousands of Fijians were on the streets all day, with many reportedly climbing onto roofs of buildings for a better view.

The crowds did not appear to be getting out-of- control though.

One particular heartwarming video showed a large group of local people so excited for her arrival that they started singing together.

The volume of excited fans would have only added to the heat and humidity in Fiji, which may have formed part of the decision.
Vendors were selling watermelons, pineapples and other fruit at the market, as well as handicrafts and fans.

Meghan's visit to the market in Suva has been cut short due to a security risk – KP blaming massive crowds.

– Rebecca English (@RE_DailyMail) October 23, 2018


Prince Harry had a sweet exchange with a Fijian woman who served tea to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, more than 60 years ago.

Litiana Vulaca, 86, was lucky enough to greet the Duke as he unveiled a dedication of the Colo-i-Suva forest.

The great grandmother had been impatiently waiting to meet the Duke ever since it was

According to The Fiji Times she was approached to serve tea to the Queen while working for Adi Cakobau School principal Frances Lillian Charlton in 1949.

" I could not believe my ears when Mrs Charlton told me and was a bit afrai d at first, "she said." Being only 21, I thought I was too young for such an important job, so I asked if one of the teachers could do it instead. "

Over the next two weeks, she was given specific training on royal etiquette, ranging from posture to eye contact to the proper way to stand while serving the Queen's tea.

She said being chosen to meet Prince Harry on this trip was an honor.

"I will not be standing because of my knees so I've asked to be seated on a chair when I meet Prince Harry, "she said.

" I plan to hold a photo of Mrs Charlton and the Queen a few moments after I served here tea. I hope to tell him about my rare and brief encounter with the Queen when she first came to Fiji.

"I'm just an ordinary woman from Naitasiri but to be chosen to meet royals is a gift and I thank God for that opportunity . "It is an honor – I will take to the grave and always share with children, grandchildren and grandchildren for the rest of my life."


No matter how excited adults get when they see the royal couple, they usually try to keep their emotions in check.

But kids are another story altogether.

A young royal fan in Fiji was snapped immediately wrapping their arms around the Duchess and hugging her pregnant belly.

The fan then took a cheeky little grab of the Duchess:

Meghan showed off her maternal instinct as she smiled down at the excited fan, clearly in no hurry to move along. [19659003] The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at the University of the South Pacific in Suva this morning. .

Meghan arrived in a colorful pink figue dress with a blue and white floral pattern for the tropical nation. She was wearing black and beige platforms with a matching clutch, and had tropical flowers in her hair, which was tied back.

The Duchess' baby bump was proudly on display as she strolled across the red carpet to greet locals excitedly lining the streets in suva.

Prince Harry donned a casual look for the island, with a blue short-sleeved button-up shirt, dark chinos and brown boots.

The pair arrived on the island yesterday afternoon, where they were greeted


The Duchess of Sussex gave a powerful speech on the importance of education and women's empowerment in Fiji.

Speaking to students at The University of the South Pacific, Meghan revealed her own struggle to fund her way through university.

"It was through scholarships, financial aid programs and work-study where my earnings from a job on campus went directly towards my tuit ion – that I was able to attend university, "she told the crowd. "And – without question – it was worth every effort."

She highlighted the importance of women's education, saying: "Everyone should be afforded the opportunity to receive the education they want, but more importantly the education they have the right to Receive. And for women and girls in developing countries, this is vital.

"Providing them with access to education is the key to economic and social development. Fordi de fleste af dem får lov til at lykkes, kan de skabe utrolige futures, ikke bare for dem selv, men også for dem rundt dem. "

This market Meghan's first official speech on the tour, and her second speech ever as the Duchess , after her cookbook launch in London.

Last night Meghan oozed Hollywood glamor in a full-length caped blue dress at a state banquet with Harry, clutching her growing baby bump as she met with the Fijian President and other officials. 19659003] The warrior's widow has revealed the incredible response given by Prince Harry after palace aides attempted

Invictus Games Ambassador Gwen Cherne, whose husband Peter Cafe served in Cambodia, Afghanistan and Iraq before taking his own life earlier this year, was photographed in an embrace wi th the Duke of Sussex during his Sydney Harbor Bridge climb last Friday.

The mother-of-three -who was one of the select few chosen to accompany Harry on the climb Customs People magazine that the couple spoke of "grief and loss" before aids attempted to interrupt and hurry him along.

But Harry was not having it, simply telling them: "I'm in the middle of a conversation, and I'm not going to leave this. "

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" He did not care what the agenda was. He took the time to have conversations and he was really lovely. We talked about real issues, "Ms Cherne, 41, told news.com.au.

" He was comfortable and calm. We were having thoughtful conversations while walking up – it was actually relaxing. "

She also explained to People that they'd talked about mental health and" how difficult it is still, in our society, to talk about grief and loss and suicide. "

" And how important things like the Invictus Games are to shedding light on, and allowing people to start having these conversations that are great to have "she said.

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The royals have been touring Australia for the Invictus Games, a multi-sports event founded by Harry for wounded ex-service personnel, which is currently under way in Sydney. [19659003] Ms Cherne said Harry and Meghan have provided a "beacon of hope and light for so many."

"They are touching, they are shining that interest on the Games, and that shines light on their service and that shines light on the sacrifices their families make, "p he told the publication.

"I was humbled by the time to spend that time with (Harry) and grateful for all he is giving his place in the world."


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