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Montevideo, October 7th 2022 - 08:27 UTC

Stories for October 2021

  • Friday, October 1st 2021 - 07:06 UTC

    Barbados to quit British Commonwealth effective December 1

    Barbados' decision has been in the making for over 20 years, PM Motley said

    The Parliament of Barbados has passed by 25 votes to none a Constitutional Amendment whereby the former British colony, which remained within the Commonwealth after its declaration of independence in 1966 will become a republic and thus remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state. The decision will become effective on Dec. 1.