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Guyana: Constitutional Reform – By Leonard Gildarie

Constitutional Reform

Leonard Gildarie

Events of December 21, 2018, where a government parliamentarian, Charrandass Persaud, voted against his colleagues, in effect causing the administration to fall, is continuing to be the major story. And why shouldn’t it? That no-confidence, thanks to one vote, has awakened Guyana from its slumber. The threat of early elections is hanging over our heads like the proverbial sword of Damocles.

The Speaker of the House has made a ruling that gives a little legroom of satisfaction to every party.
The Government has gone to court asking for the vote to be quashed and the judge to consider the fact that Persaud, who has since been expelled by his party, the Alliance For Change, also had citizenship for Canada at the time of the vote.             Continue reading

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