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Barbuda Resolution Ends In ‘No’ Vote

(Antigua Observer) The day for Barbuda to be recognized as a lone democratic state has not yet come since parliamentarians voted against a resolution that would start the process to allow Barbuda to separate from Antigua.

Despite talk of secession, a parliamentary session that lasted all fo three days proved that breaking up is hard to do.

Ten (10) government MPs registered their votes on Monday, September 20 2020, in the absence of both opposition members – one of whom – Barbuda MP Trevor Walker – had raised the issue of secession with the Cabinet secretary.

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