Republicanism in Barbados
December 3, 2021
Barbados transitioned from a constitutional constitutional monarchy system under a monarch from descent. (at that time Queen Elizabeth II) to a parliamentary republic. with the elected president as the head of state and the prime minister retains the status of head of government. The current Governor-General Sandra Mason was elected the first president of Barbados on October 20, 2021, and took office on November 30, 2021 after several efforts and referendums. times of barbados In September 2020, the Labor government, headed by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, announced in a Thorn speech that Barbados will become a republic by November 2021. The party holds a majority of the seats in Barbados' parliament, both the lower house of parliament and the lower house of parliament. high It was enough to amend the constitution in this case, if the plan was successful, Barbados would end its Commonwealth kingdom status. but will retain membership in the Commonwealth of Nations.