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Jamaica to cut ties with UK


Jamaica’s new prime minister says the time has come for the Caribbean country to cut ties with the British monarchy.

In her inaugural address, Portia Simpson Miller said her government’s top priorities would be creating jobs and dealing with the nation’s ailing economy, but complete independence is also on her wish list.

The announcement comes ahead of Prince Harry’s visit in a few months and celebrations to mark 50 years of Jamaican independence from Britain.

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