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Barbados will drop the Queen as its head of state next year, government announces

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Barbados will remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become a republic by next year, its government has announced, making it the first country to drop the monarch in nearly three decades.
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Barbados wants to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said on Wednesday.

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Barbados announces plan to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state next year

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

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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