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Barbados swears in first president as a republic

The Cincinnati Herald 01 Dec 2021
The island of Barbados has said goodbye to the British monarchy. The�Associated Press�reported that the Caribbean island has become a republic for the first time and removed Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.
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Barbados honours Rihanna as country becomes a republic 55 years after independence from Britain

Irish Independent 01 Dec 2021
Rihanna fans are celebrating after her homeland of Barbados declared the singer a national hero, as the Caribbean country became a republic ... The Diamonds singer is the country’s 11th national hero, but only the second woman ever to receive the title, becoming The Right Honourable Robyn Rihanna Fenty during a ceremony on Mondaynight.
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Rihanna Made a National Hero of Barbados as Nation Becomes a Republic

The Daily Telegraph Australia 01 Dec 2021
Barbados-born pop star Rihanna was officially made a National Hero of Barbados on November 30, the same day the island nation became a republic.
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New republic Barbados names 'Diamond' Rihanna national hero

Manila Bulletin 01 Dec 2021
... declare the island’s most famous citizen, Rihanna, a national hero.
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Slog PM: The 28th School Shooting of 2021, Seattle Pays for Killer Cops, and Rihanna ...

The Stranger 01 Dec 2021
. ... The Republic of Barbados says Bad Gal RiRi is a national hero. The news comes as the island nation announces its independence from Britain. The Republic has removed the Queen of England as its head of state, elected Dame Sandra Mason as its first president, and now officially hails the Barbadian-born Right Excellent Robyn Rihanna Fenty as a hero ... .
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Barbados names Rihanna ‘National Hero’ as country becomes world’s newest republic

Ghana Web 30 Nov 2021
Rihanna was conferred with a national hero honor by her home nation of Barbados during the country’s historic republic declaration ceremony on Tuesday ... The 33-year-old was conferred “the order of national hero” during the celebrations, Rolling Stone reported. And her recent honor comes after the island nation named her as an ambassador in 2018.
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Barbados Separates From Queen Elizabeth, Names Rihanna A National Hero

The Source 30 Nov 2021
Barbados is saying goodbye to the British monarchy while declaring pop icon Rihanna a national hero. The announcement came during the ceremony of removing Queen Elizabeth as the island nation’s head of state.
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Rihanna named national hero during ceremony declaring Barbados a republic

The Grio 30 Nov 2021
Global superstar and cosmetics queen Rihanna was honored by her native Barbados as a national hero during ceremonies late Monday that celebrated the island’s new status as a republic ... Per Al Jazeera, the country has been under British control since the 1620s, and enslaved Africans labored on the island, which was a sugar colony until 1834.
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New republic Barbados names ‘Diamond’ Rihanna national hero

Gulf News 30 Nov 2021
As Barbados became the world’s newest republic, its prime minister’s first act was to officially declare the island’s most famous citizen, Rihanna, a national hero ... Singer Rihanna stands to receive the honour of National Hero ... of all time and the only other living national hero.
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Rihanna is now a national hero in this countryPrime Minister Mia Mottley announced the decision ...

Deccan Herald 30 Nov 2021
As Barbados became the world's newest republic, its prime minister's first act was to officially declare the island's most famous citizen, Rihanna, a national hero ... Mottley said the government chose to honor Rihanna as the first national hero designated by the new republic as a "signal to the world.".
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Nexters launches Island Questaway, a new adventure game, to increase casual gaming share

Eagle-Tribune 30 Nov 2021
GDEV), an international game development company which strives to introduce the joy of core gaming experiences to casual players, has soft launched Island Questaway, a new casual game previously available under the working title Puzzle Island, on iOS and Android. Download Island Questaway from App Store and Google Play.
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Rihanna's officially 'right excellent,' named Barbados hero

Moosejaw Today 30 Nov 2021
Rihanna had just been declared a national hero by the Barbadian government and bestowed with a title, “the right excellent,” as the island bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and celebrated becoming a republic for the first time in history ... It is the first time in more than 20 years that Barbados has bestowed a national hero honor.
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Rihanna officially 'right excellent,' named Barbados hero

Castanet 30 Nov 2021
Rihanna had just been declared a national hero by the Barbadian government and bestowed with a title, “the right excellent,” as the island bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and celebrated becoming a republic for the first time in history.
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It's official: Rihanna's 'right excellent' in Barbados

San Francisco Chronicle 30 Nov 2021
Rihanna had just been declared a national hero by the Barbadian government and bestowed with a title, “the right excellent,” as the island bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and celebrated becoming a republic for the first time in history ... island's Parliament.
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Rihanna fans celebrate as she’s named national hero of Barbados: ‘I could literally cry’

The Independent 30 Nov 2021
Rihanna fans are celebrating after her homeland of Barbados declared the singer a national hero, as the Caribbean country became a republic ... represented the Queen as the island nation’s governor-general.

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