Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State

September 17, 2020

According to Royal Central:

Dame Sandra Mason, Governor General of Barbados, announced the news in her Throne Speech on Tuesday, saying that the country will become a republic by November 2021.

Despite becoming a fully independent sovereign nation in 1966, The Queen remains the country’s constitutional monarch.

…Her Majesty remains the monarch of 16 countries including Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Belize.

In the Caribbean, The Queen is Head of State in Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

To read the entire article in Royal Central, please click here.


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