In recent decades, the island has begun to separate itself from its colonial past. In 2005, Barbados dropped the London-based Privy Council and chose the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice as the court of final appeal. Then, in 2008, it proposed a referendum on becoming a republic, but it was pushed back indefinitely. Last year, Barbados announced plans to end its constitutional monarchy and remove a statue of British Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson from National Heroes Square, the site of an event commemorating its becoming a country. Republic.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/barbados-says-goodbye-to-queen-transforms-into-republic/2021/11/30/cf93d0ec-519a-11ec-83d2-d9dab0e23b7e_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_world Barbados said goodbye to the queen, converted to a republic