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Barbados: The Long Road To The Republic

Above Photo: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley. Getty Images. The nation of Barbados recently became a republic, severing its ties with the British crown. The road to independence began years earlier as part a wider Caribbean movement. On November 30, 2021, on the 55th anniversary of its political independence, Barbados will become a republic. It […]

Barbados Officially Becomes Republic, Cuts Ties With Queen Elizabeth

Barbados marked its 55th Independence Day on Tuesday, Nov. 30, by officially removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state and commemorating its new status as a republic. The move from a constitutional monarchy to a parliamentary republic fulfilled a promise made over a year ago by Governor General Sandra Mason, who declared it was time […]

Barbados becomes a republic and removes Queen Elizabeth II as head of state

Barbados removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state on Tuesday, as it became a republic for the first time in history. Prince Charles and Rihanna attended the ceremony that saw Dame Sandra Mason being sworn in as the island’s first ever president. pic.twitter.com/0rL6kUetQU — The Royal Family Channel (@RoyalFamilyITNP) November 30, 2021Source

Barbados Is Set To Become A Republic This Month. Here’s What That Means.

In just a few days, Barbados will usher in a new era. The former British colony and constitutional monarchy is set to become a parliamentary republic on Nov. 30, the 55th anniversary of its independence from Britain, and remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state. The last time a country removed the queen as […]

Barbados Removes Nelson Statue In Break With Colonial Past

BRIDGETOWN, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Barbados removed the statue of British Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson from the capital Bridgetown’s main square on Monday, two months after announcing plans to replace Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and move on from its colonial past. The bronze statue was unveiled in 1813 to commemorate Nelson […]

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