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Sep 16, 2020
September 16, 2020
Barbados is to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said.
"The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind," said Barbados Governor General Sandra Mason, delivering a speech on behalf of the country's Prime Minister Mia Mottley.
"Barbadians want a Barbadian Head of State. This is the ultimate statement of confidence in who we are and what we are capable of achieving.
"Hence, Barbados will take the next logical step toward full sovereignty and become a Republic by the time we celebrate our 55th Anniversary of Independence."
The former British colony gained independence in 1966, but Barbados has maintained a formal link with the British monarchy as have some other countries that were once part of the British empire.
The 55th anniversary is in November 2021.
Updated: September 16, 2020 01:41 PM
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