Snap election fails to end political deadlock in Nauru
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
A Nauru has failed to end a . The election, called a year early by President , had all eighteen members of parliament re-elected. President Stephen's government is controlled by nine MPs with his opponent holding the same number.in
Because neither side can decide who should be, a government cannot be formed. Stephen's opponent had been trying to get rid of him for several months. Stephen will remain in power with a .
During his term in office, Stephen has been faced with numerous issues. Nauru was once one of the richest countries in the world, but due to bad investments has become one of the poorest. The country also has high rates of both obesity and unemployment.
Since Nauru gainedin 1968, there have been 36 changes in government.
- "Nauru election fails to end political deadlock" — , April 27, 2010
- "Snap Election Fails To Break Political Deadlock In Nauru" — , April 27, 2010