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Barbados Elects First-Ever President to Replace British Queen as Head of State

HeadlineOct 25, 2021

Barbados has elected its first-ever president, who will replace the U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth as head of state. Sandra Mason, Barbados's governor-general, received a two-thirds majority vote in Parliament last week. She will be sworn in as president on November 30, the 55th anniversary of Barbados’s independence from Britain.

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