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Why Do Caribbean Countries Want to Leave the Monarchy Now?

Of the 14 countries beyond the United Kingdom that retain Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, at least six in the Caribbean want out.

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OSLO, NORWAY - JULY 25:  Norwegian police stand guard outside the court house as Anders Behring Breivik who confessed to Norway's worst act of terror appears in a closed court on July 25 ,2011 in Oslo, Norway. So far seven people have been confirmed dead from the bomb attack and 86 on Utoya. Although Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik has confessed to the killings, claiming that he acted alone, he has not pleaded guilty.  (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
OSLO, NORWAY - JULY 25: Norwegian police stand guard outside the court house as Anders Behring Breivik who confessed to Norway's worst act of terror appears in a closed court on July 25 ,2011 in Oslo, Norway. So far seven people have been confirmed dead from the bomb attack and 86 on Utoya. Although Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik has confessed to the killings, claiming that he acted alone, he has not pleaded guilty. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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