Barbados recently became the world’s newest democracy, a move highly welcome by members of the Republicans across the Commonwealth. This article by James Moules is published by Redaction Politics. Here is an excerpt:
ANTI-monarchy movements across the Commonwealth of Nations have commended Barbados as it removes Queen Elizabeth II as head of state to become the world’s newest republic.
On November 30, 2021, the Caribbean island nation completed its transition to a republic following its government’s announcement in September 2020 that Barbados would abandon the monarchy.
Barbados had been a constitutional monarchy since independence from the UK in 1966, recognising Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state.
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