Following Barbados’ decision that Queen Elizabeth II would no longer be head of state, six other governments also wanted to be independent of the monarchy.
NotiPress.- Barbados is an island in the eastern Caribbean and in November 2021 it decided that Queen Elizabeth II would no longer be its head of state, a source said. Thus, it became world’s youngest republic, after gaining his freedom. Furthermore, it is not the only Caribbean country to have considered making such a decision. Another six governments have started the process give up the monarchy and became republics with their own heads of state.
is about Bahamas, Granada, bellis, Antigua You barbuda, levels, Jamaica You san cristobal, consulted as per the report. However, there are eight other countries in which Elizabeth II is the head of state: Canada, Australia, nueva New Zealand, islands Solomon, Santa Lucia, Papua nueva guinea, Tuvaluan, san Vicente And this The Grenadines, Therefore, 14 countriesCommonwealth Countries“were part of British Empire Thereby they became independent, a statement consulted by the agency said. They have the shape of a governor general, like a president in a republic, who is the representative of the queen in each state and has the power. More formal than real.
Therefore, the Commonwealth or British Commonwealth of Nations It is a community of countries that are directly connected to the United Kingdom. Thus, they maintain commercial, economic, political and cultural exchanges and relations for common benefits. In this way, republics such as Barbados remain members of the Commonwealth, but for the monarchy of the United Kingdom, amendments such as the said country are at a disadvantage.
According to a Brunel University professor, solo SolomonCountries That Don’t Want Elizabeth II as Head of State They will not modify their government system, but this is only a symbolic function. For example, in Barbados, the names of some departments, such as the police, were removed and changed. Real, In addition, the position of Governor General was changed to republic presidentby head of state and no longer represents Queen Elizabeth II.