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September 16, 2020 | Via Independent

Barbados to Remove Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State

Barbados will remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and declare a republic by November next year, its prime minister has said. It was “time to fully leave our colonial past behind”, Mia Mottley said in a written address. Ms Mottley quoted the Caribbean island nation’s first premier Errol Barrow, who warned against “loitering on colonial premises”.

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