30/11/1966 Barbados becomes independent from the UK
Barbados receives independence, swears in first prime minister
Barbados Independence Tribute: A Birth of a Nation
Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations
After 400 Years: Barbados Plans to Remove Queen As Head of State
Barbados became the 4th English-speaking country in the West Indies to achieve full independence from the United Kingdom after Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and British Guiana. Barbados' official head of state is the British monarch, who is represented by the Governor-General of Barbados.