Barbados is ready to ditch Britain's Queen. For many in the country, the move has been a long time coming

Queen Elizabeth will have one less realm next week when Barbados severs its final imperial links to Britain by removing the 95-year-old as its head of state and declaring itself a republic.

Barbados is ready to ditch Britain's Queen. For many in the country, the move has been a long time coming
Queen Elizabeth will have one less realm next week when Barbados severs its final imperial links to Britain by removing the 95-year-old as its head of state and declaring itself a republic.