This Caribbean Government Will Challenge No-Confidence Vote In Court

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Former government MP Charrandas Persaud voted with the opposition on Dec. 21, 2018 to pass a no-confidence motion in the country's parliament.
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News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Jan. 4, 2018: The government of the CARICOM nation of Guyana said Thursday it will challenge the Dec. 21, 2018 vote of no-confidence in court.

As many questions continue as to why the government has not yet resigned and called a new election, the country’s attorney general made the disclosure.

The government plans to argue that the motion needed 34 votes to pass, rather than the 33 it received, and that the lawmaker who cast the deciding vote was ineligible to be a member of parliament because he also holds Canadian citizenship, attorney general Basil Williams said. Continue Reading

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