Legislator who brought down Guyana government may have committed treason

A Brooklyn, New York group is claiming that the Member of Parliament (MP) who brought down the coalition government in Guyana many have committed treason.

The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) said on Saturday that the legislator Charrandas Persaud, opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo, People’s Progressive Party (PPP) member Peter Ramsaroop and others “have been exuding confidence, if not arrogance, since the unconstitutional no confidence vote in Parliament on December 21.

“They believe that their attempted overthrow of the APNU+AFC coalition government will force a snap election, which they presume they can win,” said CGID in a statement. “But they may be mistaken. The no confidence vote appears to embody four significant breach of the law and is…

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