Barbados cuts ties with the Queen to become world’s newest republic | The World

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Barbados has cut ties with the British Monarchy, becoming the world’s newest republic, in a ceremony that also honoured singer Rihanna as the country’s first national hero.

British historian Anna Whitelock says it’s possible some of its neighbours will now follow suit.

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