Barbados becomes a Republic
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The Caribbean island nation of Barbadosdeclared itself a republic on 30 November,a move that coincides with the 55th anniversary of its independence from Britain.
The country of some 3,00,000 citizens is no longer a constitutional monarchy and will not pledge allegiance to the Queen of Britain.
On November 29, Barbados, once known as Little England, swore in its first President, Sandra Mason.
However, it will remain a part of the Commonwealth.
Barbados capital Bridgetown
Currency: Barbados Dollar
Prime Minister: Mia Mottley
Commonwealth of Nations or Commonwealth
Headquarters:London , England
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