PUP calls on Hon. Elvin Penner to resign

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Press Release- The People’s United Party, Oct 2nd-

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The People’s United Party today, October 2, 2013, took two specific actions in the ongoing UDP immigration corruption scandal to advance the investigation of this matter and to hold Hon. Elvin Penner, Member for Cayo North East, accountable for his role and conduct in this matter.

1. Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Francis Fonseca, has written a RESIGN OR BE RECALLED DEMAND LETTER to Hon. Penner (letter attached) dated October 2, 2013, demanding that Hon. Penner resign no later than 5pm, Monday October 7, 2013 or face Recall.

2. PUP Senator Hon. Lisa Shoman has called on the Senate at its meeting in Belmopan today to institute and conduct a Special Enquiry and Investigation into the UDP Government Immigration Corruption Scandal in accordance with S.61A(2)(d) of the Constitution of Belize.

Should Hon. Penner fail to resign the PUP will officially launch a Petition Drive along with the electors of the Cayo North East Division, early next week, to initiate the process of Recall.




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