Barbados to become a republic, replacing British queen

Summary
Barbados is about to cut ties with the British monarchy, but the legacy of a sometimes brutal colonial past and the pandemic's impact on tourism pose major challenges for the Caribbean island as it becomes the world's newest republic.
6 months ago·Bridgetown, Barbados

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BBC News

Barbados becomes world's newest republic

The Caribbean island has removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Share your experiences of Barbados becoming a republic

We would like to hear from people in Barbados, and those who are part of the diaspora, on the world’s newest republic

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

Barbados To Become A Republic, Replacing The British Queen Elizabeth II

The dawn of a new era has fueled debate among the population of 285,000 over Britain's centuries of influence, including more than 200 years of slavery until 1834, and Barbados finally becoming independent in 1966.

6 months ago·India
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CBC News

Barbados becomes world's newest republic

Fireworks peppered the sky at midnight as Barbados officially became a republic, and the Caribbean island dropped Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

6 months ago·Canada
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NDTV

Lowering Queen Elizabeth's Flag, Barbados Becomes World's Newest Republic

The Caribbean island nation of Barbados will on Monday night sever centuries-old ties to the British monarchy, ditching Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and declaring itself the world's newest republic.

6 months ago·New Delhi, India
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USA Today

Barbados becomes a republic, ousting Queen Elizabeth and cutting colonial ties

The Caribbean island Barbados on Monday prepared to wave goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state as it cuts colonial ties, becoming a republic

6 months ago·United States
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