“While the UK celebrates the coronation of the king, that’s for the UK,” said Jamaica’s minister of legal and constitutional affairs.
The Jamaican government intends to hold a self-determination referendum in 2024 to become independent of the British monarchy and have its own head of state.
“The time has come. Jamaica is in Jamaica’s hands. We have to do it, especially with the transition in the monarchy. My government says we have to do it now,” Jamaican Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Marlene Malahoo Forte, told the media.
“While the United Kingdom celebrates the coronation of the king, that is for the United Kingdom,” Malahoo Forte said. The coronation of King Charles III will be held on May 6 in London.
According to the minister, Jamaica intends to draft a new constitution…
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