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Desperate to shake its 'colonial past', Barbados is removing Queen Elizabeth as its head of state

SBS Thursday, 17 September 2020 ()
The Caribbean island of Barbados has signalled it wants to become a republic by next year and leave its "colonial past behind".
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Barbados has announced its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.

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