Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Security Officers Are Really Upset Right Now

Though it has not even been one month since Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex announced that they will be stepping back from their duties as working royals, they have already settled into life in North America.

The duo are currently on Vancouver Island in Canada with their son, Archie Harrison. Though the paparazzi have snapped some photos of the duo out and about on the picturesque island, they’ve mostly been keeping to themselves as they decide how to press forward in their new independent lives.

Still, one of the duo’s major concerns is their safety and security. The cost of their protection, as well as the duties of their current royal protection team, are causing a bit of strife.

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Today, we are excited to be able to announce details for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming tour to Africa! • In just two weeks, Their Royal Highnesses will embark on this official tour focusing on community, grassroots leadership, women’s and girls’ rights, mental health, HIV/AIDS and the environment. This programme has been many months in the making, and The Duke and Duchess are eager to focus their energies on the great work being done in Southern Africa. From meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu to joining ‘Waves for Change’ on Monwabisi Beach, the South Africa programme will be educational and inspiring. The Duke is especially proud to continue the legacy left by his mother with her work in Angola as he joins Halo Trust again in an effort to rid the world of landmines. HRH will also travel to Malawi where he will check in on the British Army’s partnership with African Parks and will be working on the ground supporting local communities. The Duke is particularly proud to be able to deliver an exciting new initiative, a Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy three-country partnership which he designed and consulted with Governments in Namibia, Botswana and Angola to protect forest and wildlife corridors around the Okavango Delta. The Duchess will be working with local organisations to promote women and girls’ health and education, entrepreneurship and leadership. With such a textured culture and history, Their Royal Highnesses are grateful for the opportunity to connect with those on the ground in Southern Africa and to be inspired by the work being done and learn how they can be better supported. As President and Vice President of The Queens Commonwealth Trust and The Duke’s role as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, The Duke and Duchess cannot wait to meet with young leaders mobilising change and adding to the beauty of these Commonwealth countries • “We look forward to seeing you soon!” • Photo ©️ PA images / Tim Graham – Getty Images / @Sentebale /@AfricanParksNetwork / @YouthAlert

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Inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s happy new life

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s choice to step away from their royal roles was so they could have a peaceful life. In fact, after watching the bulling and harassment that his wife endured — it was Prince Harry who decided enough is enough. “The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly,” Prince Harry revealed in a candid speech.“It was so many months of talks after so many years of challenges. And I know I haven’t always got it right, but as far as this goes, there really was no other option.”

Thankfully, it looks like the move to Canada was the right choice for the Sussexes.

“Meghan is so happy,” an insider explained to US Weekly, “She doesn’t come from millions. She’s worked hard to get to where she is today. Meghan loves the idea of being the breadwinner. She has no plans to do another show like Suits, but Harry’s been encouraging her to do more voice-over work, writing, producing and directing in her free time.” As for Prince Harry, “He’s really excited about the next chapter in their lives.”

However, the Sussexes’ security is causing a major headache.

This is who is paying for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s security

Though they are no longer working royals, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry are still two of the most recognizable people on the planet. Therefore, for their safety, they have 15 highly-trained close protection experts guarding them 24-hours a day. Currently, British taxpayers are still footing the bill for their security.

“It is the British taxpayers who are going to be funding the security,” royal expert Dickie Arbiterwith to The Evening Standard. “It will have to happen because Harry has served in the army and is a risk. Prince Harry is a terrorist target and he has to be protected.”

However, Canada could take over the bill at some point moving forward.  “No, we haven’t spent any time thinking about this issue,” Bill Morneau, Canada’s finance minister. told CBC reporters in Jan. 2019. “We obviously are always looking to make sure, as a member of the Commonwealth, we play a role. We have not had any discussions on that subject at this time.”

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Today is #earthday – an opportunity to learn about, celebrate and continue to safeguard our planet, our home. The above, Their Royal Highnesses in Rotorua, New Zealand. Of the 170 different species originally planted in the early 1900’s, only a handful of species, including these majestic Redwoods, remain today. Next, we invite you to scroll through a series of 8 photos taken by The Duke of Sussex©️DOS sharing his environmental POV including: Africa’s Unicorn, the rhino. These magnificent animals have survived ice ages and giant crocodiles, amongst other things! They have adapted to earth’s changing climate continually for over 30 million years. Yet here we are in 2019 where their biggest threat is us. A critical ecosystem, Botswana’s Okavango Delta sustains millions of people and an abundance of wildlife. Huge bush fires, predominantly started by humans, are altering the entire river system; the ash kills the fish as the flood comes in and the trees that don’t burn become next year’s kindling. Desert lions are critically endangered due partly to human wildlife conflict, habitat encroachment and climate change. 96% of mammals on our are either livestock or humans, meaning only 4% remaining are wild animals. Orca and Humpback whale populations are recovering in Norway thanks to the protection of their fisheries. Proof that fishing sustainably can benefit us all. Roughly 3/4 of Guyana is forested, its forests are highly diverse with 1,263 known species of wildlife and 6,409 species of plants. Many countries continue to try and deforest there for the global demand for timber. We all now know the damage plastics are causing to our oceans. Micro plastics are also ending up in our food source, creating not just environmental problems for our planet but medical problems for ourselves too. When a fenced area passes its carrying capacity for elephants, they start to encroach into farmland causing havoc for communities. Here @AfricanParksNetwork relocated 500 Elephants to another park within Malawi to reduce the pressure on human wildlife conflict and create more dispersed tourism. Every one of us can make a difference, not just today but every day. #earthday

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s security officers are furious

Unfortunately, things are so chill in Canada that the Sussexes’ royal protection officers are complaining about how little they have to do.

“While the guys are happy to be out there doing the jobs, there is a feeling they are carrying out menial tasks, like picking up takeaways and groceries,” an insider told The Sun. “They are close protection officers—and should be sticking solely to close protection rather than running errands. It is dangerous for one thing, because if something were to happen it would not be good if one of them was away running an errand or picking up coffee. And they are the ones who would get it in the neck from their bosses if they were in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

Hopefully, the Sussexes can work out their security issues too.