Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and declare republic | The Independent

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Barbados will remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and declare a republic by November next year, its prime minister has said.

Mia Mottley said in a written address that it was “time to fully leave our colonial past behind”.

She quoted the Caribbean island nation's first premier, Errol Barrow, who warned against "loitering on colonial premises".

Reading Ms Mottley’s speech, the governor-general of Barbados, Dame Sandra Mason, said: "The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind. Barbadians want a Barbadian head of state
Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and declare republic | The Independent

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