Jamaica’s governor-general suspends personal use of royal insignia for “offensive image”

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Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen, a representative of the British Monarchy in Jamaica, made the announcement on Friday. Alan said he was suspending the personal use of the insignia of the Order of St. Michael and St. George because of their offensive effects, a statement said. on the Governor-General’s website,,
The signs have an illustration of St. Michael and Satan on one side, according to the British The royal family’s websiteThe image, posted on the governor-general’s website and highlighted by Allen, shows Satan as dark-haired under the feet of a white archangel and recently sparked anger in Jamaica.

In a statement, Allen said the suspension follows his latest acknowledgment of concerns expressed by “citizens over the image of the medal and the growing global rejection of the use of objects that normalize the long-term degradation of people of color.”

Allen sent a letter to the Chancellor of the Order of St. Michael and St. George requesting a revision of the image, recommending that it be “modified to reflect an inclusive image of shared humanity of all peoples,” the statement said.

CNN contacted the palace’s press office for comment, but has not yet received a response.

The Order of St. Michael and St. George recognizes service in a foreign country or in connection with foreign and municipal affairs, such as the work of foreign officials and diplomats, according to the royal website.

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