CC demands to comply with formalities to dismiss Del Castillo and the Vice Presidency is silent

June 28, 2023, 11:25 PM

June 28, 2023, 11:25 PM

At 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, the ex officio president of the Plurinational Assembly, David Choquehuanca communicated the censorship of the Minister of Government, Carlos Eduardo Del Castillo, and provided that the results be sent to the Executive Branch. This Wednesday, the Citizen Community (CC) bench demanded to comply with this procedural step to comply with the dismissal of the holder of the Government portfolio.

“We demand that you formally inform to the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, immediately, the censure of the Minister of Government Mr. Carlos Eduardo Del Castillo Del Carpio, approved with more than 2/3 of the assembly members present at that session”, indicates the letter sent by CC and It bears the signature of the deputies Carlos Alarcón and Beto Astorga.

Meanwhile, in the Vice Presidency there was silence about compliance with the procedure. The Vice Minister of Communication, Gabriela Alcón, said that, So far, there has been no formal notification. of the Assembly. He pointed out that the President, Luis Arce, was analyzing the Political Constitution of the State, Law 1350 and constitutional sentence 0020/2023 to make a decision.

CC demands to comply with the procedure regarding the censorship of Del Castillo
CC demands to comply with the procedure regarding the censorship of Del Castillo

Unofficially, EL DEBER learned that there will be no dismissal of the minister and, therefore, what happened in the Government of Jeanine Áñez can be replicated, who in March 2020 dismissed her then Minister of Defense, Luis Fernando López, due to parliamentary censure, but was later sworn in the same position, in an open challenge to the Legislature.

Deputies from the Evista wing, like Gualberto Arispe, They insisted that the Constitution must be complied with. Arispe admitted that the Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional the article that prohibited the Prime Minister from re-installing the censured minister.

TO throughout Wednesday, the various social organizations in the country spoke out in rejection of censorship, and asking for the ratification of Minister Carlos Eduardo del Castillo; The Evistas also campaigned to ratify the removal.

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