Republican plans stalled in Jamaica and Barbados

March 10, 2016

According to

Chances are by the end of this year she [Elizabeth II] is still Queen of Jamaica and Queen of Barbados. It looks like both independent Caribbean island states will not carry out their plans to abolish the monarchy and exchange it for a republic. In both countries the Labour Party has been less than enthusiastic about the proposal, famously questioning in Jamaica’s case “how [a Jamaican] Queen would help end poverty.”

Barbados looks to be the same story.

…as Barbados Today pointed out in an article in January: ‘And whither Mr Stuart’s republic plan?’

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