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Guyana Politics: CCJ dismisses application to block sitting of National Assembly

Applications requested by Bharrat Jagdeo, Christopher Ram and Charrandass Persaud

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) yesterday dismissed applications by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, Chartered Accountant Christopher Ram and former Member of Parliament Charrandass Persaud to block today’s sitting of the National Assembly.

The Application, filed by Attorneys Anil Nandlall and Sanjeev Datadin, sought an order of the Court to block the parliamentary sitting until the outcome of the appeals before the CCJ on the no-confidence matter.

Listing the grounds for application, the attorneys contended that the convening of the National Assembly is contrary to the rule of law in the circumstances of a No Confidence Motion.             Continue reading

Guyana Politics: Dual citizenship Debate: Jagdeo says law not retroactive

Dual citizenship Debate: Jagdeo says law not retroactive

The Govt. has fallen: The leaders have only themselves to blame – Dr. David Hinds

The Story Within The Story… Charrandass’ vote: What it all means – By Leonard Gildarie

Leonard Gildarie

Kaieteur News – December 23, 2018 -The Story Within The Story – By Leonard Gildarie

It will be the night that will continue to reverberate throughout Guyana in years to come. A government parliamentarian, Charrandass Persaud, broke ranks and voted in favour of a no-confidence motion against his side. In so doing, the Coalition Government has fallen and is constitutionally mandated to call early elections, within three months. In essence, it will be a caretaker government.

The political scene in Guyana has forever changed. And dramatically so.

No government is assured any longer. However, it is far from over…we still have national elections to deal with. Anything can happen.    Continue reading

Tears, Fears and All as a Government Falls – By Yvonne Sam

Tears, Fears and All as a Government Falls

By Yvonne Sam

The Coalition may be heading for perdition.  Is the prospect of oil the real spoil?

My country ‘tis of thee I don’t like what I see and hear– That the end of the present government draw near.  In an unexpectedly blindsided move, Alliance For Change member, Charrandass Persaud sided with the People’s Progressive Party/Civic on a no confidence motion. Such an action brought about the collapse of the coalition Government and forced early elections.  No one saw it coming— the shot in the back, but all felt the impact.  A single vote got their political goat.     Continue reading