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Barbados ditches Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to become a republic

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Bridgetown, Barbados Reuters Barbados ditched Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as head of state, forging a new republic on Tuesday with its first-ever President and severing its last remaining colonial bonds nearly 400 years after the first English ships arrived at the Caribbean island. At the strike of midnight, the new republic was born to cheers of […]