Barbados leaves colonial history behind and becomes a republic
Guardian, 30 Nov 2021
President Sandra Mason was sworn in as the new head of state in the Barbados capital Bridgetown. The celebrations were attended by Prince Charles, who acknowledged the 'appalling atrocity of slavery, which forever stains our history'. Singer and entrepreneur Rihanna was designated a National Hero of Barbados.
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