With this declaration, the island of Barbados will be; Located in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, it ended the submission to the British crown completely.
Buckingham Palace announced its respect for Barbados' decision, but away from official statements, which may reflect the continuity of the friendship between the two sides is facing difficulties.
In September 2020, Barbados announced its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state; to become a republic.
During November 2021, Barbados will celebrate 55 years of independence from Britain.
The political system in Barbados, prior to these developments, was based on the premise that Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state represented by the Governor-General of the island.
The Prince of Wales flew to Barbados to attend the handover ceremony, at the National Heroes Square in Bridgetown, representing the Queen, and in his capacity as heir apparent to the Presidency of the Commonwealth, and Barbados will remain in the Commonwealth.
It will be the last time Prince Charles will witness a military salute to the British Crown on the island.
With the transition to the republican system and the end of the monarchy, many symbols end in Barbados, including: paintings of Queen Elizabeth from inside government facilities, and royal insignia that adorn the official clothes of police and postal personnel.. There is a hospital in Barbados bearing the name of Queen Elizabeth.