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Prince Charles Flies to United States

February 17, 1989

NEW YORK (AP) _ Prince Charles, 40-year-old heir to the British throne, arrived here Thursday to start a 10-day trip to the United States, the Caribbean and South America.

The prince arrived aboard a scheduled British Airways Concorde flight at Kennedy Airport.

On his private visit to New York he will give a dinner for Americans who did post-graduate study in Britain, and on Saturday and Sunday he is to play polo in Florida.

Charles will dine with President Bush at Camp David, Md., on Friday after a luncheon in Washington D.C. with British Ambassador Sir Antony Acland.

He is to spend three days on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia for celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of its independence.

Charles’ tour ends in Venezuela, where he will meet the new president, Carlos Andros Perez, and visit the United World College at Barinas, of which he is president. He returns home Feb. 24.

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