Archive | November 30, 2021

Barbados held a ceremony to mark the island’s transition to a Republic, with the Queen removed as head of state

November 30, 2021


BRIDGETOWN, Nov 30, 2021 (Reuters) – Barbados ditched Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as head of state, forging a new republic with its first-ever president and severing its last remaining colonial bonds nearly 400 years after the first English ships arrived at the Caribbean island. At the strike of midnight, the new republic was born to cheers […]

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