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Guyana Politics: Nigel Hinds steps down as Change Guyana PM candidate

Co-founder of Change Guyana, Nigel Hinds, has stepped down as the party’s prime ministerial candidate.

Nigel Hinds

Hinds notified the public of the decision in a release late yesterday. The accountant cited his current dual citizenship status, revealing that he is a citizen of the United States of America.

Guyana’s Constitution does not allow dual citizens to assume a place in the National Assembly. Up until the December 21, 2018 No Confidence Motion, dual citizens from both major parties (APNU+AFC and PPP/C) had occupied places in the National Assembly, meaning that they had falsely declared themselves to be eligible candidates on their parties’ lists during the previous nomination day exercise leading up to the 2015 General Election.        Continue reading

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