Breaking Govt MPs with dual citizenship resign

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedHarmon, Greenidge resigned as Ministers – PNC/R confirmsApril 2, 2019In “latest news”MP Dominic Gaskin a born Briton, AFC confirmsJanuary 17, 2019In “latest news”WPA’s Tabitha Sarabo-Halley tipped to Rupert Roopnarine as MPApril 14, 2019In “latest news” With effect from April 1, Members of Parliament (MP) on the government side who have dual citizenship have resigned and as such, will not be returning to parliament when it reconvenes on April 11.Minister of State, Joseph HarmonAccording to a release from the Ministry of the Presidency, President David Granger accepted resignations from several members including Minister of State Joseph Harmon who is a US citizen; Foreign Minister, Carl Greenidge; Business Minister, Dominic Gaskin and Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine.Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl GreenidgeMinister of Business, Dominic GaskinGreenidge, Gaskin and Roopnaraine are all British Citizens.Minister of Public Service, Dr Rupert RoopnaraineThese resignations came in light of mounting pressure from Opposistion Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and Civil Society who have been calling the governing Ministers to resign in light of the Appeal Court’s Ruling with respect to Dual Citizenship.

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